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 Louise Lynch from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Louise Lynch

Structural Engineer

ESB

Read more

  Louise Lynch
If you always want to know how things work and are fascinated by structures like grandstands or bridges then a career in civil and structural engineering may suit you. If in school you enjoy subjects like maths and physics, and since these would be the foundations to the engineering college course, you will probably enjoy the course. If you like the idea of working for a company where you could get to travel, then international companies such as ESB International would suit you well. Engineering is a good and challenging career so you have to want to be challenged in your work, to solve problems and to come up with ways to improve designs.
Close

Investigative?
Investigative 
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

St. Angelas College Sligo 
Limerick College of Further Education 
IT Sligo 
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Building, Construction & Property Course Videos

<
Return to List
Building, Construction & Property
Building, Construction & Property
IT Sligo - Quantity Surveying at IT Sligo



Courses related to this video..

 

This course prepares the student for the specialised discipline of quantity surveying. Its design is heavily influenced by the requirements of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI), the professional accrediting body for the programme. In addition to construction related technical subjects and IT applications, the syllabus covers a range of professional skills, including communication, ethics, construction law and management. There is also a work placement, where the student gets an insight into the professional workplace.


Videos related to this sector
CIT - Interior Architecture 
GMIT Graduate, Michael Conaghan, Building Design & Civil Engineering 
DIT - Geomatics (Surveying & Mapping) 
IT Sligo - Construction Cost Management 
DIT- Planning & Environmental Management 
DIT - WAVES - Female Engineering Role Model Day @ 
CIT - Building Energy Systems 
Engineering Courses at DkIT 
DIT - What is Engineering? 
IT Sligo Environmental & Civil Engineering 
DIT Engineering General Entry 
DIT- Building Services Engineering 
UL Bachelor of Architecture - Course Description 
DT117 - Construction Management 
IT Sligo - Interior Architecture  
DIT- Architecture 
UL Construction Management and Engineering 
UL Civil Engineering  
UL Materials and Architectural Technology 
UL Materials and Architectural Technology - Overview