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Mariya Levchuk, Crew Trainer

On completion of her Leaving Certificate Mariya Levchuck entered Trinity College to study Business and French. She works part time for McDonalds as a crew member and crew trainer.  Thanks to McDonalds she has gained the National Vocational Qualification from City&Guilds which is a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Multi-Skilled Hospitality Services.

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