October 2016 E-News Bulletin

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Education NewsSkills Shortages Highlighted in Latest Skills Bulletin Report
Education News
The National Skills Bulletin 2016 is the latest in an annual series of reports, produced by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS. The Bulletin provides an overview of the Irish labour market at occupational level. The objective of the Bulletin is to inform policy formulation in the areas of employment, education/training, career guidance and immigration. The Bulletin also aims to assist students, job seekers, persons returning to the labour force, investors and employers in making labour market decisions.

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Featured Educator Pitman Training
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NOT GOING TO COLLEGE?Many wish they knew more about career options available to them on leaving school and Pitman Training agrees that more guidance is needed. With the right guidance they could achieve their career goals and find out that College or University is not the only route to a dream career. Past Pitman Graduates have found that the courses open doors to help people work in the industries they really want. If you are focused on progression, then the PA, Admin, Web design and Accountancy courses in particular can open up a huge variety of doors into interesting careers. Contact Pitman Training on 1800-532632, and start earning months from now, not years. Pitman Training – the College alternative at www.pitman-training.ie.

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SAGE 50 Accounts

SAGE 50 Accounts, Nationwide Locations

Manual and Computerised Bookkeeping Award Using Sage 50. This course provides learners with knowledge of manual bookkeeping systems and procedures. It aims to equip the learner with the skills to set up and maintains a computerised accounts systems. This course can be delivered using QuickBooks, Sage or Big Red Book Accounting software. Upon successful completion of this course learners will be awarded QQI Certificate Level 5, component module 5N1354

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Introduction to Environmental Legislation

Introduction to Environmental Legislation, Dublin, 19th October

This one day course will equip delegates with a knowledge of the structure of environmental law, current and future environmental legislative requirements, and the basic steps that they must take to ensure legal compliance. No organisation can afford to break the law but many are unaware of the full extent of their legal obligations in a situation where lack of knowledge is no defence.

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Online Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

Online Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy, October 30th 2016

The Online Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy is a great way to develop an understanding and appreciation of counselling and will appeal to those who are looking for personal development, those who need counselling skills in their work, or those who intend to pursue a career in the field of counselling and psychotherapy. This online counselling course is ideal for people who cannot commit to a classroom setting or who would like the flexibility of online study.

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Certificate in Criminology

Certificate in Criminology, Distance Learning

This programme is designed for anyone interested in building knowledge of criminology, crime, terrorism – its causes and prevention. The course examines in detail the range of criminal activity together with detection and prevention methods in common use. Criminology is defined as the ‘scientific study of crime’. At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a level 3 ABC Award certificate in Criminology.

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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 Fitness Instructor Courses
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It has been said that if you can turn a hobby or passion into a career – you will never work a day in your life. With an increasing amount of Irish people becoming health conscious and more fitness focused, there is also a growing percentage of sports enthusiasts looking to leisure, sports and fitness as a potential career path.

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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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