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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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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Environmental Science - Sustainable Development


Code:  CAEXX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Gas Engineer   Engineer - Environmental  
Environmental Consultant   Engineer - Mining / Geological  
Environmental Chemist   Geoscientist  
Engineer - Energy   Hydrologist  
Mathematical Modeller    Atmospheric Scientist  
Geologist   Meteorologist / Weather Forecaster  
Environmental Health Officer   Environmental Technician  
Timber Technologist   Environmental Officer  
Arboriculturalist / Tree Surgeon   Recycling Officer   
Botanist   Ecologist  
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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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