Career Guidance at your fingertips
Choosing a career can be very satisfying if you have made the right choice. Like the famous adage goes, if you choose the job you love, you don’t have to work a single day in your life. On the other hand, a wrong decision can leave you wishing that you had trodden a different path.
While doing a career search it is imperative to have the correct career information. An informed choice is always a better bet than an uninformed one. The right career advice can help you to choose a career to suit your personality as well as your aspirations.
Education, of course, plays an important role in getting you the right job in your chosen field. The stepping stones or pre-requisites for choosing your dream career are of course, the qualifications required to achieve it. With the right qualifications, the top careers are open to
you and the power of choice would be with you.
Career counseling can guide you in selecting the courses suitable for you.
CAO - Points Calculator
This is the 2016 Points Calculator issued recently by the CAO.
Click on picture below for full details.
You can access also directly on the Career Portal for further details or if you wish to download the CAOCalc Points Calculator and Course Search App : http://www.careersportal.ie/courses/pointscalculator.php
CAO Parents Night
Every year a night is held by Ms. Ryan the Guidance Counsellor for Parents of 6th Year students in the school usually in December with the aim of offering Guidance to both parents and students in completing the CAO Application Process. Advice is offered in relation to the difference between level 6, 7 and 8 courses, different progression routes including the FETAC and Failte Ireland courses of study.
In addition some information is covered in relation to areas of future career growth.