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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

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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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Interior Design


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

 
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What you will Study...
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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.
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