Services | iCareer - Coaching Young People - Career Choices - (CAO) Application Forms - Third Level Courses and Job - Career fiel

By: Icareer  05/12/2011
Keywords: School, Third Level Courses

Leaving Certificate Subject Choices – Many young people face the challenge of what Leaving Certificate subjects to choose as part of their Third Level education plans and /or their job & career aspirations. After identifying a career field, we identify a relevant, suitable Third Level qualification. Finally, we identify Leaving Certificate subjects that will be foundational to securing this Third Level place and making the career choice a reality that offers variety and career progression in the future.

Central Applications Office (CAO) Application Form Completion – The CAO application form process is probably the most talked about paper between Transition Year and Leaving Certificate students, more than examination papers. We help young people complete the form with confidence, commitment and energy.

Third Level College Courses – Choosing a Third Level course and where, is a major decision for any young person deciding to continue education after completing their Leaving Certificate. We initially identify a career field based on a career dream, vision or aspiration, confirm that it is realistic and achievable and then match a Third Level qualification that will inspire / develop the young person and then impress potential employers / clients when completed.

Identification of Ideal Career – People today change careers 5-7 times during their life-time. The first career choice is always foundational and needs to be chosen patiently and carefully. We work with the young person over a number of consultation meetings utilizing various methodologies and approaches extracting information, identifying innate skills, talents, interest and competencies in order to match a preferred, realistic, achievable ideal career that will yield tangible and intangible personal and financial rewards.


Continued Development for Early School Leavers – Young people who leave school at a young age without any formal second level qualifications, for whatever reason, often wish they hadn’t in later years. We help these people to develop a career plan to return to education, training & development and / or upskill so as to secure suitable, motivating employment that can deliver on career progression opportunities if the person so wishes.

Personal Development Training Workshops & Courses – iCareer deliver various tailored personal development training courses and workshops focused on young people’s personal development challenges and requirements. Some of these include:

  • Communications
  • Assertiveness
  • Stress Management
  • Managing Your Time and Well-being
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Business Etiquette

Study Skills & Exam Techniques – Study skills can be termed as time-management in a student’s life. iCareer help students manage their study time and approach, how to study their various subjects each day after school / college effectively and efficiently. We give you tips on how to speed read, take notes, get the key message / key learning points from a document / book / report and then embed it in your mind. How student’s study is probably the most important and most ignored part of their educational years.

Managing Stress – The pressure on students today to succeed, deliver and be as good as their peers is huge, especially from parents, guardians and indeed teachers / lecturers / tutors. The stress of having to attend school / college each day, manage and do homework / study, sporting activity, social life, not to mention the pressure of relationships at home and indeed with friends / colleagues can be sometimes overwhelming. iCareer can provide support and techniques on how to manage your stress / make decisions as you strive to be the best you can be while still managing people relationships and your personal life.

Keywords: School, Third Level Courses