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What are your interests?



Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Guidance Professionals

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Guidance Tools

Adult Guidance

There are two key areas of the CareersPortal site that can support your adult guidance practice with individuals and groups. 

The Adult Learner area provides information for you to assist individuals who are thinking of returning to learning or upskilling by helping them understand the different course options, their levels, entry as mature students and progression from Further Education to Higher Education. Information on upskilling courses for jobseekers, student finance including available funding is included. Understanding how qualifications from abroad compare to Ireland is available in International Comparisions.

This area contains a number of resources and tools to help people along their journey to new employment. Clients seeking employment will find many of the resources here to be of value.

The jobseeker area is designed to bring together in one place, all of the available and relevant sources of information and supports specific to job seekers, in an easy to navigate menu system.

Jobseekers can be shown how to use these tools to inform their job research. The section additionally allows them to explore current job vacancies and to access daily live career news updates.

The jobseeker section is interconnected across up skilling, retraining, volunteering and return to learning opportunities, alongside a comprehensive occupations database and informative jobholder interviews.


CareersPortal Training

CareersPortal and Reach+ Programme Training 

Loreto Secondary School
Vevay Rd
Co. Wicklow

Tuesday, April 2

CareersPortal and Reach+ Programme Training
Skibbereen Community School 
Co. Cork
Thursday, May 2
11am - 1pm

All Enquiries and Bookings for Training Sessions to:
01 -209 0797