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.

We asked Aoife Lyons from Civil and Public Service Jobs to give some advice for people considering this job:

Aoife Lyons

Occupational Psychologist

Civil and Public Service Jobs

Read more

Aoife Lyons
Psychology is a very broad area and I would encourage people to reflect on the field that would suit them best. If you study pharmacy, you will graduate as a pharmacist. It is different in psychology. The role of a Clinical Psychologist differs significantly from the role of an Educational Psychologist, a Forensic Psychologist or a Sports Psychologist. A post graduate qualification will be required to practice in any of these fields. Regardless of the area of psychology that interests you, respect for and an interest in people is a key value that is required. Once you have qualifications, networks and professional bodies are a good way to meet prospective employers.
Close

Realist?
Realist
Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

North Kerry College of Further Education
IT Tralee
Trinity College Dublin - TCD
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Tourism & Hospitality Course Videos

<
Return to List
Tourism & Hospitality
Tourism & Hospitality
GMIT Graduate, Tony Coveney, Hotel Management



Courses related to this video..

 

This course will prepare students for a career in the hospitality/hotel Management industry. The programme includes practical training in restaurant service, bars service, front office, accommodation studies, culinary arts as well as business subjects. It also includes a 12 week work placement.

 


 

This course is designed to prepare students for management positions in the hotel and catering industry. 

Graduates will have the skills and competencies to manage/operate medium-sized enterprises within the hospitality and tourism industry.


 

This award will prepare graduates for employment in the tourism and hospitality sector both in Ireland and internationally. A number of modules are covered on this programme including; Food Studies, Hospitality Operations, Financial Accountancy, Marketing Principles, Tourism, An international language, Information Technology, Legal Studies, Market Research and Strategic Management. 


Videos related to this sector
DT421 Food Innovation 
DIT Hospitality Tourism and Leisure 
DIT - Careers in Hospitality 
CR640 BBus Culinary Arts - Soup 
CR640 BBus Culinary Arts - Puffs 
DIT - Press and Media Relations Manager 
Barry's Story - Graduate of Hospitality Management at DIT 
CR640 BBus Culinary Arts - Brownie 
GMIT - Culinary Arts - Tourism and Arts 
GMIT Graduate, Tony Coveney, Hotel Management 
DIT - Visitor Experience Manager at Guinness  
IT Tralee - Travel and Tourism 
DIT - Sales Executive at Croke Park 
DIT - Careers in Hospitality 
Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts - IT Tralee  
GMIT Graduate, Ulriche Hoeche, Culinary Arts 
GMIT - Graduate 2015 - Heritage Studies 
DIT - Gleaneagle Hotel Owner, Killarney 
GMIT - Studying Culinary Arts