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 Eileen Faherty from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Eileen Faherty

Electrician / Quantity Surveyor

Construction Industry Federation

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  Eileen Faherty
My advice would be that if you are not afraid of hard work that construction can be a very rewarding industry. It is a constantly changing industry which is interesting to work in.

To be a QS the main values would be to be interested in dealing with financial data and be happy to work as part of a team. Having an interest in construction generally outside of the commercials will also help as it keeps you interested in the projects you are working on apart from what they cost.
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Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results, and prefer action to talking and discussing.
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Interior Design


Course Code:  AIDXX D5
Award Code(s):  5M5054
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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What you will Study...
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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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CAD Technician   Camera Operator  
Architect - Conservation   Creative Director  
Dressmaker   Fashion Designer  
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Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Glassmaker  
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Instrument Craftsperson   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Modelmaker   Metal Fabricator  
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Carpet/Vinyl Fitter   Painter / Decorator  
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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Art, Craft & Design
Building, Construction & Property
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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AIDXX 

5M5054