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 Steven Kilgannon from An Garda Síochána to give some advice for people considering this job:


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Do not judge the job by your experience in the college. Join the Garda Reserve to gain experience of the outside world. Be yourself and put in the effort to achieve your goals.

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.
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DIT Electrical Services & Energy Management

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Electrical Services and Energy Management graduates will be equipped with the fundamental engineering, management and design skills necessary to design electrical services for facilities, and manage the energy consumption within facilities.

Graduates will have a thorough knowledge of the electrical services engineering, which includes, safety, power distribution and information network systems, cabling/wiring systems, energy management systems and the application of these to various industries such as data centres, manufacturing, large commercial, multinational facilities, etc.

Health & safety awareness and application, together with all relevant legislation is integral to the course. Students are taught about the management of these facilities to the highest international standards to ensure graduates can operate and maintain large facilities.

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