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Brenda O Loughlin

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I guess I would tell anyone considering this job that they need to be able to multi task, have good people and communication skills and be prepared to work hard.
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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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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Blacksmith & Iron Craft - East Limerick Campus


Code:  BICC
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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