Midas Group

Career Preparation (FETAC Level 3)


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to gather information and make informed
judgments about work, training and educational opportunities, and gain practice in a range of skills needed to prepare for employment.

Course Content
  • Describe the basic principles underpinning career preparation, to include the concepts of work, career, and planning
  • Distinguish between different types of work such as full time, part time, temporary/contract, and casual work
  • Describe local or foreign work opportunities, including sources of job information, vacancies, types of work, Europass, emigration supports, and work visa requirements
  • Identify local training and education opportunities including education and training programmes, access routes, certification offered, and progression possibilities
  • Compile a personal profile by exploring interests, skills, talents, personal qualities and characteristics, values, achievements, employment preferences, goals, and matching personal characteristics to possible careers
  • Identify preferred personal qualities for workplace employer and employee
  • Practice a range of personal interactions typical of work situations including initiating and maintaining conversations both formal and informal, listening, following instructions, clarifying instructions, contributing opinions, assertiveness skills, and personal care
  • Describe changes that may occur during a working life, including moving to a new position and unemployment, the difficulties associated with change in employment and how to cope with them.
  • Prepare to participate in the workplace by using job seeking skills to source a suitable job advertisement, apply by CV and cover letter for the position, participate in a simulated interview, and evaluating own performance.
  • Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Fetac Level 3 Minor Certificate in Career Preparation (3N0896)
Further Information/Booking

For further information, fill in a course enquiry form, call us on +353 (046) 9249618 or e-mail info@midasgroup.ie – To register for this course, download the attached Booking Form and post / fax or book online by choosing Book Online option below.

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