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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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Costume Design for Theatre & Film

Course Code(s):  5M2208 CDTX
QQI Award Code:  5M2208 Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M2208 CDTX
QQI Award Code 5M2208 Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with a comprehensive introduction to costume design in theatre and film. Learners will study aspects of costume design and make up for theatre and film.

Learners are instructed in construction techniques used for costume realization and reconstruction -including foundation garments, surface embellishment and decoration, fabric sourcing. Learners will study drawing, illustration and presentation styles to develop design ideas and to communicate the ideas.

What will you Study?

Design Skills
Drawing 5N1862
Communication
Work Experience 5N1356
Garment Construction 5N1276
Pattern Drafting 5N1303
Theatre Costume
Victorian Style Corset
Combined Materials 5N0764
Theatre Studies 5N4571
Fashion and Media Make-up
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Progression to CAO Courses

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ADESX 5M2208

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