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Pearse College of Further Education

Pearse College of Further Education


 

Food Science


Code:  5M5267
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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.
Agricultural Officer   Landscape Architect / Designer  
Engineer - Biosystems / Agriculture / Food   Food Safety Consultant  
Geotechnician   Food Technologist  
Landscape Scientist   Archaeologist  
Landscape Manager   Food Scientist  
Agricultural Scientist   Horticultural Manager  
Horticultural Scientist   Farmer - Dairy  
Groundsperson   Farmer - Dry Stock  
Farm Manager   Agricultural Adviser  
Brewer   Arborist  
Dairy Industry Scientist   Cartographer   
Forester - Professional   Agricultural Mechanic  
Agricultural Engineering Technician   Apiarist / Commercial Bee Keeper  
Flavourist / Food Chemist   Engineer - Urban Planning  
Conservation Officer - Nature   Clinical Trials Scientist  
Embryologist   Forensic Pathologist  
Oncologist   Gastroenterologist  
Reflexologist   Orthoptist  
Orthodontist   Optometrist  
Neurologist   Epidemiologist  
Genetic Technologist   Radiologist - Diagnostic   
Surgeon - Oral   Dentist - Periodontist  
Ophthalmologist   Clinical / Medical Technologist  
Perfusionist   Radiologist - Radiation Therapist  
Neuroscientist   Cytogenetic Technologist  
Naturopath   Immunologist  
Dentist - General   Pharmacist  
Doctor / GP   Paediatrician  
Osteopath   Obstetrician / Gynaecologist  
Homeopath   Microbiologist  
Laboratory Manager   Laboratory Technician  
Psychiatrist   Anaesthetist  
Surgeon    Phlebotomist  
Podiatrist / Chiropodist   Audiologist  
Coroner   Herbalist  
Dietician   Anatomical Pathology Technician  
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist   Dental Technician  
Medical Laboratory Assistant   Neurophysiology Technician  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Lactation Consultant  
Nurse Tutor   Nurse - Advanced Nurse Practitioner  
Spinologist   Chiropractor  
Physical Therapist   Vision Rehabilitation Therapists  
Nurse - Children's   Nurse - Public Health  
Theatre / Perioperative Nurse   Nurse Prescriber  
Nurse - Psychiatric / Mental Health Care   Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician  
Aromatherapist   Nurse - Intellectual Disability  
Nurse - General   Physiotherapist  
Nurse - Midwife   Field trials officer  
Soil Scientist   Environmental Consultant  
Timber Technologist   Arboriculturalist / Tree Surgeon  

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.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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Progression Routes

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