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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D-326
Cookery - Professional Cookery - National Traineeship

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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The National Chef Traineeship is designed for aspiring chefs with a creative passion and flair for working with food in the tourism industry. The traineeship is designed to enable chefs to learn on the job while formalising their training on a day release basis in college.

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Non CAO course. Some fees apply


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This course is aimed at anyone who is embarking on a career as professional chef and who is working in the kitchen of an approved tourism and hospitality establishment.



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