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 Aoife Mc Dermott from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Aoife Mc Dermott

Lecturer

Department of Education and Skills

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  Aoife Mc Dermott
The most important thing is that you like your subject area! It?s also important to do as well as you can throughout your degree. For example, I applied for PhD scholarship during my final year, so they were looking at my first, second and third year results. Finally, I find that liking people helps a lot.
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Social 
The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Kylemore College

Motor Technology


Code:  CMTXX
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.
Welder   Naval Architect  
Ceramics Technologist   Acoustic Consultant  
Colour Technologist   Engineer - Chemical  
Engineer - Automation   Materials Scientist / Technologist  
Engineer - Mechanical   Engineer - Aeronautical  
Patent Examiner   Process Development Scientist  
Engineer - Nuclear   Engineer - Mining / Geological  
Engineer - Quality   Engineer - Polymer  
Printer   Textile Machinery Technician  
Bookbinder (Craft)   Woodturner / Woodmachinist  
Ergonomist   Carton maker  
Upholsterer   Toolmaker  
Metal Engraver   Glassmaker  
Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith   Clothing Alteration Worker  
Industrial Insulators   Radiographer - Industrial  
Sheet Metal Worker/Plater   Construction Plant Mechanic  
Army Apprentice   Materials Technician  
Metallurgist   Computer Assembly Technician  
Technical Service Agent   Engineer - Automotive  
Office Equipment Service Technician   Electrical Power Plant Operator  
Electronic Equipment Assemblers   Engineer - Sports  
Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson   Mechanic  
General Assistant - Factory   Packer - Heavy Goods  
Manufacturing Technician   Patternmaker  
Motor Vehicle Technician   Presser - Clothes  
Paint Sprayer   Plastics Process Worker  
Tyre/Exhaust Fitter   Colour Technician, Textiles  
Foundry Worker   Engineering Machine Operator  
Engineering Craft Machinist   Polymer Technician  
Vehicle Body Repairer/Panel Beater   Locksmith  
Horologist   Warehouse Assistant  
Engineering Technician - Mechanical    Engineer - Manufacturing  
Blacksmith   Machinist - Manufacturing  
Sewing Machinist   Bottling Worker  
Packer - Light Goods   Refrigeration Craftsperson  
Brewery Worker   Light Industry Assembler  
Roustabout - Roughneck   Air Corps Apprentice  
Aircraft Mechanic   Naval Service Cadet - Engineering  
Prosthetist/Orthotist    

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.
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
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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:

5M2145

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