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I would strongly recommend a career in tax to any students who are considering it. Tax professionals are in high demand from employers and can add real value to any business. It is a challenging and rewarding career which can place you at the heart of business decision making. It can also be an excellent springboard to other careers in finance.

Just recently a new Chief Financial Officer was appointed to Irish Distillers who was formerly the Pernod Ricard Group tax director! Also do your research about the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification – from my own experience, the course is very practical and relevant to my day to day job. It provides a structured framework for achieving the knowledge of tax law and skills required to be an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
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CI009
Childhood and Adolescent Care and Practice

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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The Higher certificate in Childhood and Adolescent practice is a  2 year programme which allows learners to gain the initial  skills, knowledge and approaches necessary to work as professional practitioners in the childcare and adolescent sector.

Across both years of the programme, students will develop their knowledge of key areas of childhood care and practice including developmental psychology, ethical issues, developmental psychology, and dedicated modules on theoretical and practical elements of childhood and adolescent care and practice.

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Employment potential for graduates of the Higher Certificate in Childhood and Adolescent Practice  can be viewed across the complete spectrum of occupations within the child and adolescent care sectors. A range of established as well as new professions are engaged in the provision of professional care to children and adolescents, including schools, crèches, statutory organisations,non-governmental agencies and the social work sector, among others.

Specific areas of employment may include:

  • Working in childcare facilities
  • Working in Community groups and Partnerships
  • Working in childcare provision across Leader funded programmes and groups
  • Working with the Department of Education & Department of Justice on  funded youth and adolescent programmes e.g. Youthreach, Community Training Workshops
  • Working in range of non-governmental agencies in the areas of youth and adolescents e.g. Barnardos
  • Working within HSE funded residential, non- residential and outreach programmes.



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