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 Siobhan Canny from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Siobhan Canny

Midwife

Health Service Executive

Read more

  Siobhan Canny

I would advise anybody wishing to pursue a career as a Midwife to focus on having science subjects in their Leaving Certificate. The basic entrance requirements are high at the moment so a good Leaving Certificate is essential (unless applying as a mature applicant).

To be accepted onto a training course you have to do an interview where they will determine whether you are suitable for the job or not. In the interview I would advise you to relax and to be yourself, answer honestly and do not be afraid to promote yourself.

The interviewers are looking for intellegent, hard working, nice people who are genuinely interested in being with women in pregnancy and labour. They are looking for students who have a basic understanding as to what this entails.

Close

Realist?
Realist 
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.
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation
Course Information
logo imagelogo image

Sligo College of Further Education

Architectural Technology


Code:  ACADX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
Return to List
Must be registered to save to Career File


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

Go...
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).

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


Further 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
Interior Design Sligo College of Further Education 
Interior Design Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
Sustainable Architectural Technology Colaiste Chomain 

Sample Careers 
The following occupations are related to the area of study for this course. Click on the occupations to explore further.
Builders' Yard Assistant   Geological Technician  
Landscape Architect   Architect  
Architectural Technologist   Cartographic Draughtsperson  
Building / Construction Project Manager   Engineer - Structural  
Acoustic Consultant   Engineer  
Traffic Engineer   Engineer - Environmental  
Environmental Officer   Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver  
French Polisher   Draughtsperson  
Thatcher   Cabinet Maker  
Metal Fabricator   Building Labourer / Construction Worker  
Insulation Workers   Stonemason  
Aerial & Satellite Installers   Cleaner - Household  
Plumber   Window Cleaner  
Geomatics Surveyor   Building Services Engineering Technician  
Building Technician   Window Fitter  
Street Cleaner   Steeplejack  
Refuse Collector   Quarry Worker  
Security Attendant / Porter   Road / Paving / Asphalt Workers  
Industrial Insulators   Heating and Ventilating Fitter  
Gas Fitter   Gas Distribution Worker  
Caretaker   Radiographer - Industrial  
Demolition Operative   Site Engineer  
Fitter - Plant Machinery   Electrician  
Cleaner - Industrial   Crane Operator  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Construction Plant Fitter  
Concreter   Engineer - Civil  
Engineering Technician - Civil   Carpet/Vinyl Fitter  
Carpenter / Joiner   Surveyor - Building / Construction  
Engineer - Building Services   Bricklayer  
Tiler/Fitter   General Construction Operative  
Facilities Manager   Production Manager - Engineering  
Surveyor   Steelfixer  
Slater/Rooftiler   Site Technician  
Sheet Metal Worker/Plater   Scaffolder  
Plasterer   Plant Operator  
Painter / Decorator   Insurance Surveyor  
Glazier / Stone Cutter   Army Apprentice  
Theatre Stagehand   Electronic Security Systems Technician  

Career Sectors related to this course:
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.
Building, Construction & Property
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 leads to, click on the Award Code below:

5M1940

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

FETAC Calculator