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Education NewsAdvancing Skills, New Apprenticeship Opportunities
Education News
Third level education is viewed as the conventional route towards a successful career, but there are other routes to fulfilling careers as defined by a recently launched report. The new National Skills Strategy brings a long overdue alternative path to career options by setting ambitious goals of 50,000 training and apprenticeship places before the decade’s end. Bringing the vocational and apprenticeship path into the 21st century will ensure Ireland is aligned with other countries who have established high status vocational options in education.

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Featured Educator Institute of Art, Design and Technology
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The Institute of Art, Design and technology in Dun Laoghaire offer a range of interesting and career focused programmes in a range of creative and technology based subject areas. The college offers a wide range of evening courses in addition to the large selection of third level and postgraduate options.

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Featured Courses
Medical Secretary Diploma

Medical Secretary Diploma, Nationwide Locations

The medical profession is a challenging sector where discretion, patience, sensitivity and an unwavering eye for detail are essential skills. This Medical Secretary Diploma is a comprehensive training course that will teach you all the vital skills you need to act as a link between patient and doctor. On the medical secretary training course you’ll learn to integrate the theory of highly technical medical terminology and complete a complex array of administrative and technical tasks.

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Health & Safety Legislation

Health & Safety Legislation,

Irrespective of the business of a company or organisation it has a statutory obligation under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to organise its operations to ensure the safety, health and welfare at work of its workforce.This one-day course will enable participants to identify the implications of the Act and the associated General Application regulations and understand the nature of their health and safety responsibilities.

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Part Time Beauty Therapy Diploma

Part Time Beauty Therapy Diploma, Galway City

This Part Time Beauty Therapy course starts on 6th February 2016. It will be held every Saturday from 9.30am – 4.30am. This course leads to qualifications with international examination bodies ITEC and CIBTAC. Georgina Price offers this course three times per year – February (Saturday) – May (Monday) – October (Monday, choice of full day or Monday and Tuesday evening).

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ITEC Kettlebell Instructors Course

ITEC Kettlebell Instructors Course, 12th January, Dublin, Galway

Litton Lane Training will host a Kettlebell Course in Dublin City University (DCU) Sports Complex and in Galway City in the upcoming weeks.The course is open to fitness enthusiasts and fitness professionals working in the industry.Course Content includes – Course introduction – History of kettlebell training – Safety and back care – Benefits of kettlebell training – Key concepts of kettlebell training technique…

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Category Focus Childcare
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The demand for high quality childcare continues to increase in Ireland and graduates in this sector are entering a flexible career with a wide range of placements to choose from. A level 5 Fetac award in Childcare could facilitate employment in creches, nurseries, playgroups and similar. For more details about Childcare courses view our Childcare Courses Category on Findacourse.ie or view our Childcare Articles Page at the following link – Childcare Articles
Featured Article Choosing a CAO College
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With 7 universities, 14 Institutes of Technology, 5 Colleges of Education and various Independent Colleges to choose from; the CAO list of colleges can be overwhelming when you are trying to make a decision. Let’s have a look at some things to remember when you are making your decision that will help make the process of choosing that bit easier.

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College Open Days
Open days can be a great way of evaluating a college and getting a flavour of what you can expect in term of facilities, location and class tutors. See a selection of upcoming open days and open evenings on Findacourse.ie

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