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People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.
In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.
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Steven Kilgannon, Garda Trainee
Steven Kilgannon is a Garda Trainee in Templemore Garda College. Steven had previously worked in the hospitality sector where he gained relevent experience in complaint handling and the development of his communication skills. Steven strongly recommends joining the Garda Reserve for a real insight into what the job entails.
Maths / Geography / English / Irish / Irish / Construction / Biology
They didn't influence my career path. I spent my time working my way up in a hotel to gain experience in complaint handling and communication skills.
I completed my Leaving Cert. I also completed a few smaller courses through the hotel environment.
Absolutely I am open to any courses which will improve my performance and effectiveness within the organisation.