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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.
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Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.
Work hard in school and achieve good Leaving Cert. results in order to get the necessary points for entry into the course.
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Think about the personal characteristics mentioned below that are important for the job and think about whether you possess these characteristics
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|QQI Award Code:||5M2105 Retail Practice|
|QQI Award Code||5M2105 Retail Practice|
This course equips you with skills in selling hardware and software products as part of a sales team. In a large company, you may be more of a technical expert, while in a smaller one you may well combine technical advice with an all-round sales role.
Participants will acquire digital marketing skills and competencies that will enable them to pursue positions in many fields as well as opportunities for progression to further studies. This course is run in collaboration with FIT and DSP. Preferably applicants are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and may apply for VTOS or BTEA.
Retail Selling 5N1619
Customer Service 5N0972
Digital Marketing 5N1364
Digital Photography 5N1270
Retail Administration 5N1860
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Word Processing 5N1358
Information and Communication Systems 5N1952
Work Experience 5N1356
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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