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  Peter LaComber
Skills - organisation and attention to detail Interests - all things technical Education - basic engineering foundation course (degree or similar)
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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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Plunket College


Plunket College


 

Construction Technology & Draughting


Code:  CCONT
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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  
Architect   Architectural Technologist  
Cartographic Draughtsperson   Building / Construction Project Manager  
Engineer - Structural   Traffic Engineer  
Engineer   Acoustic Consultant  
Engineer - Environmental   Environmental Officer  
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver   Metal Fabricator  
French Polisher   Thatcher  
Draughtsperson   Cabinet Maker  
Insulation Workers   Building Technician  
Stonemason   Geomatics Surveyor  
Building Services Engineering Technician   Building Labourer / Construction Worker  
Demolition Operative   Plasterer  
Cleaner - Household   Aerial & Satellite Installers  
Caretaker   Window Fitter  
Window Cleaner   Street Cleaner  
Steeplejack   Refuse Collector  
Quarry Worker   Security Attendant / Porter  
Industrial Insulators   Heating and Ventilating Fitter  
Gas Fitter   Gas Distribution Worker  
Road / Paving / Asphalt Workers   Radiographer - Industrial  
Site Engineer   Tiler/Fitter  
Fitter - Plant Machinery   Electrician  
Cleaner - Industrial   Crane Operator  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Construction Plant Fitter  
Concreter   Engineer - Civil  
Carpet/Vinyl Fitter   Carpenter / Joiner  
Surveyor - Building / Construction   Engineer - Building Services  
Bricklayer   General Construction Operative  
Glazier / Stone Cutter   Facilities Manager  
Production Manager - Engineering   Engineering Technician - Civil  
Surveyor   Steelfixer  
Slater/Rooftiler   Site Technician  
Sheet Metal Worker/Plater   Scaffolder  
Plumber   Plant Operator  
Painter / Decorator   Insurance Surveyor  
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
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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:

5M5010

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

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