You have worked hard to get your ITEC qualification in make-up artistry so what’s next? Alot of makeup artists will find themselves working on a makeup counter which is can be an exciting start into their creative career. The makeup artistry industry is one that experiences continuous growth,...

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Choosing a third level course can be a daunting task for every school leaver and indeed adult learner so we have put together some tips to help those hoping to attend an open day. Third level colleges offer open days to help students to benefit from specific course details and to essentially...

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Do you want to develop different styles with pure imagination to get that special look? The makeup Masterclass workshops at Portobello Institute are designed to introduce and teach the essentials of makeup. Whether you are looking to expand on your own makeup skills or want to explore a new area...

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Working in travel and tourism can be described as putting every piece of the puzzle together while providing exceptional customer service along the way. It can also be about making dreams come true for many helping to create lifelong memories. Tourism is an undoubtedly an exciting industry that...

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We are delighted to share just some of our fashion buying graduate stories to give potential learners an encouraging glimpse into the exciting world of fashion buying.  From completing a fashion buying course through to landing the perfect job, this article shows the true importance of taking the...

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For any learner, going back to college or continuing with education can be daunting regardless of the time spent away from study. We have put this piece together to help give potential students the full confidence that they can achieve a sports degree. At Portobello Institute we understand and...

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We are delighted to share this short piece on CV tips from our highly experienced fashion buying and merchandising programme manager and tutor, Annemarie McAuley. Annemarie comes with a wealth of industry knowledge with over 20 years experience in the sector and over the last number of years she...

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Working in healthcare is often described as a vocation rather than an occupation. The work of a healthcare professional is diverse, challenging and indeed very rewarding providing care to a range of vulnerable individuals. Healthcare is however changing in Ireland, with the HSE currently...

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In Ireland, sport supports 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on sport-related activity every year. For those with a love for sport a wide and increasing range of career opportunities exist in the sporting world, covering a diverse range of disciplines. Knowledge is power...

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The fitness industry has reached a crisis of both vision and application. What do we mean to the average person and how can we increase our reach towards a societal goal of promoting a healthier lifestyle and getting more people regularly active? For an industry whose main purpose it is to...

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In line with the release of a new schedule of Level 5 dates in Cork we are delighted to share this inspirational story from one of our successful graduates, Mark Moloney. Before committing to the course Mark originally came from a trade background, quoting for and managing various commercial,...

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Students who commit to the Level 7 in Early Childhood studies will study the degree through blended learning where a large proportion of study is completed online. Distance learning has become a very popular study option among busy adults. It gives learners the opportunity to study where...

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