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 Chloe Kinsella from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Chloe Kinsella

Engineer - Carbon

ESB

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  Chloe Kinsella

People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.

In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.

To pursue a career in engineering it is important to have a strong technical background.

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DC209
Health and Society

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This course explores health issues from multiple perspectives including the biological social, political, ethics and psychological.

There is strong emphasis on health research and opportunities to engage in health action projects at personal, national and global levels.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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ECAXX    Community Arts
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
ECDXX  5M3050  Community Development
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
EASXX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
  5M3782  Health Service Skills
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work

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With emphasis on health action in the everyday over the three years students get to participate in a voluntary project, to design and implement a small health campaign and to conduct a health action project.


Career opportunities exist in Healthcare, Overseas Development, Community Development



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