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 James Ryan from Coillte to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

James Ryan

Engineer - Chemical

Coillte

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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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Course Code:
LM082
Title:
Construction Management and Engineering
College:
University of Limerick
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This course provides graduates with a broadly based management and technological education, so that they are capable of recognising, evaluating and solving construction and business problems which are associated with building projects



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CAO Points 
2013 Points

330

Change from 2012: 

15

History: 2012 - 315
2011 - 360
2010 - 350
2009 - 370
2008 - 380
2007 - 380
2006 - 385*
2005 - 385*
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