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 Donal Kane from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:


Donal Kane

Plumber / Construction Super.

Construction Industry Federation

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  Donal Kane
Once you’re willing to listen, take advice and work hard there are many options for career paths / future development.

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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This course will cover a range of subjects in fundamental design, automation, operations management, computer-aided engineering methods and materials processes. This course will follow the Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) innovative education framework so that you will get first hand practical experience and can solve real problems.

The modules during the first year are common to Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Computer Aided Engineering and Design. 

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