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.

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Engineer - Chemical

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  James Ryan

To have a career in engineering you have to be a problem solver. Engineering involves managing, analysing, communicating and problem solving so it helps to be a versitile individual. My backround is in chemical and process engineering and it would be necessary to have an interest in chemistry, physics, maths and also more practical applications.

I would advise someone who would be interested in a job in engineering to study hard for your leaving certificate and in college and your interest in certain areas should drive you on. If you were interested in a job in Medite you should be a hands on person and very interested in your work. There is a wide variety of work in Medite so you should be able to adapt to deal with what is assigned to you.

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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Course Code:
DN452
Title:
Midwifery
College:
UCD (NUI)
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Midwives provide the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. They conduct deliveries, and offer care for the newborn infant. Graduates can expect to gain employment as midwives throughout the Irish health services.



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Successful completion of your degree entitles you to register as a Registered Midwife (RM)* with An Bord Altranais, The Irish Nursing Board. On registration, numerous career opportunities are available to you in both hospital and community settings in Ireland and abroad, including Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

 

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2013 Points

490

Change from 2012: 

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History:

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2011 - 455
2010 - 430
2009 - 420
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Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include:

  • D20001 or 5N0749
  • D20012 or 5N4325
  • D20032 or 5N1279 or C20006 or 5N2746


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