Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Deirdre Lavelle from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Deirdre Lavelle

Care Assistant

St. Michael's House

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It can take time to get to know people with learning disabilities, patience and good listen skills are very important.
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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Grange Community College

Grange Community College


Grange Community College 
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Grange Community College has provided Post Leaving Certificate courses since 1981. We operate a student centred educational facility based on respect for individuals and a realisation that people learn in different ways. Our teachers are highly qualified dedicated professionals who encourage students to engage in their own learning process thus promoting a sense of empowerment and personal achievement.

Our courses are offered on both full-time and part-time basis, designed to accommodate the various lifestyles of our students. Our student body is diverse; it is comprised of people who are building a foundation for their future careers. Some people are availing of in-career development while others participate purely for personal enjoyment.

For students who wish to progress, Grange Community College promotes further education progression routes and/or entry into the world of work with industry relevant qualifications.

We also offer part-time level 5 major award courses:

We also offer fulltime QQI Level 6 Courses on a modular basis in both Beauty and Childcare

  • Early Childhood Care and Education (6M2007)
  • Beauty Therapies (6M34579)

New free part time further Education courses starting the end of November 2015. Courses in:

  • FOCUS
  • Returning to the world of learning
  • Health Service Skills
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Computer Systems, Maths for STEM and Gaming

For further information on this courses please go to link New Fe Courses or alternatively please feel free to contact us:

Phone: 01-8471422

Email: newfecourses@grangecc.ie

Facebook: GrangeCC – Further Education

I hope you will find a course to suilt you, full-time or part-time. If you have any queries please have no hesitation in contacting the College.

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