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Whitehall College of Further Education

Applied Ecology


Course Code:  5M5028
Award Code(s):  5M5028
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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.
Agricultural Officer   Engineer - Biosystems / Agriculture / Food  
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Cartographer    Agricultural Scientist  
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Groundsperson   Brewer  
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Farm Manager   Hazardous Waste Specialist  
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Marine Scientist   Marine Biologist  
Hydrographic Surveyor   Geological Technician  
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Energy Manager/Consultant   Meteorologist / Weather Forecaster  
Environmental Chemist   Gas Engineer  
Engineer - Energy   Geologist  
Engineer - Mining / Geological   Environmental Consultant  
Geoscientist   Engineer - Water  
Soil Scientist   Hydrologist  
Engineer - Environmental   Atmospheric Scientist  
Environmental Health Officer   Timber Technologist  
Recycling Officer    Ecologist  
Environmental Officer   Botanist  
Environmental Technician   Environmental Scientist  
Arboriculturalist / Tree Surgeon   Surveyor - Minerals / Mining  

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.
Earth Science & Environment
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Progression Routes

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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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