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The candidate needs to have a desire to travel. That is the most important. Travel is a vital part of the role of Internal Auditor at CRH. Your travel percentage ranges between 40% - 70% per year. They do try to keep it at a minimum but with a high staff turnover, you could be placed on additional audits that are short staffed.
You need to get on with all the people you work with also as you're away with these people for 4 nights a week for 4 weeks. You need to be friendly and outgoing and easy to get along with as it can get stressful on jobs so the last thing you want is someone who has attitude problems or can't communicate properly! Those 2 aspects are the most important for me.
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|QQI Award Code:||5M3471 Beauty Therapy|
|QQI Award Code||5M3471 Beauty Therapy|
This is a one year full time course leading to a professional qualification for those wishing for a career in the beauty industry. The diploma comprises of an Aesthetic Treatment course and Body Therapy Diploma course.
These Diplomas are complemented with other additional optional courses (Electrolysis, Reflexology, Anatomy, Physiology, Massage, Aromatherapy, Food And Nutrition, Indian Head Massage). The programme consists of intensive practical and theoretical training in the various aspects of the profession.
What will you Study?
Facial massage, and skin Analysis
Anatomy and Physiology
Skin and Eye Treatments
Makeup, Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatment
Manicure And Pedicure
Food And Nutrition
Consultation and figure analysis
Diet And Exercise
Anatomy And Physiology
Health and Safety at Work 5N1794
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:
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College Website Course Page
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)Qualifax Course Page
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