Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Anne Minogue from Lidl to give some advice for people considering this job:


Anne Minogue

Store Manager


Read more

  Anne Minogue
You must be hard working, have the ability to get on with people, the ability to train staff, good listening skills and the ability to think on your feet.

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Study Skills
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation
Course Information
logo imagelogo image

O'Fiaich Institute

Engineering Studies

Code:  5M2061 OFES
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

Return to List
Must be registered to save to Career File

Further Information...
Course Details - from Qualifax
Qualifax is the National Learners Database and contains the most up-to-date information on individual PLC courses.

Course Details - from College Website
Colleges often have information about the course on their own websites, along with other useful information relating to the college that runs it. (Note: Not always available).

These links are to web sites outside of CareersPortal and we accept no responsibility for the information on them.

More Course Suggestions...
The following courses are related to the course above and are from colleges in the same region. These might be worth exploring further. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings.
Course Title College
Motor Vehi­cle Tech­nol­ogy & Light Engineering Drogheda Institute of Further Education 
Security Systems Technology Drogheda Institute of Further Education 

Sample Careers...
The following occupations are related to the area of study for this course. Click on the occupations to explore further.
Naval Architect   Computer Systems Technician  
Engineer - Software   Engineer - Computer Hardware  
Engineer - Telecommunications   Engineer - Automation  
Engineer - Photonics   Engineer - Electrical  
Engineer - Mechatronics   Engineer - Electrical Control  
Engineer - Electronic   Engineer - Mechanical  
Process Development Scientist   Engineer - Aeronautical  
Materials Scientist / Technologist   Engineer - Energy  
Electrician   Aerial & Satellite Installers  
Fitter - Plant Machinery   Telecommunications Technician  
Electrical Instrumentation Craftsperson   Electronics/Electrical Draughtsperson  
Engineering Technician - Electronics   Engineer - Automotive  
Auto Electrician   Electronics Service Engineer  
Electrical Power Plant Operator   Electronic Equipment Assemblers  
Engineer - Design & Development   Domestic Appliance Service Technician  
Office Equipment Service Technician   Technical Service Agent  
Engineering Technician - Electrical    Packer - Heavy Goods  
Patternmaker   Engineer - Yield Analysis  
Engineering Machine Operator   Colour Technician, Textiles  
Foundry Worker   Tyre/Exhaust Fitter  
General Assistant - Factory   Paint Sprayer  
Plastics Process Worker   Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson  
Presser - Clothes   Engineering Craft Machinist  
Manufacturing Technician   Blacksmith  
Engineer - Manufacturing   Warehouse Assistant  
Vehicle Body Repairer/Panel Beater   Sewing Machinist  
Refrigeration Craftsperson   Packer - Light Goods  
Mechanic   Engineering Technician - Mechanical   
Horologist   Brewery Worker  
Bottling Worker   Motor Vehicle Technician  
Light Industry Assembler   Roustabout - Roughneck  
Machinist - Manufacturing   Polymer Technician  
Locksmith   Broadcasting Engineer  
Engineer - Marine    

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.
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
Note: Use the 'Back' button on your browser to return to this page from these links.

FETAC Progression routes to Higher Education. 1 Route(s)
This course leads to a FETAC Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO. To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with any FETAC Major Award

To view CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on the Award Code below:


To calculate FETAC Points based on your FETAC results click on the calculator below:

FETAC Calculator