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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

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Career Interests: E R I

Building Information Modelling (BIM) professionals are experts in different areas of BIM and the built environment.

Career Interests: I R 
Engineering Degree

Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering which applies technological advancements to biological materials.

Career Interests: N I R
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Studies the chemistry of animals and plants and analyses their cells and tissues.

Career Interests: N I R
Science Degree

Studies, analyses and collects information about both plant and animal life.

Career Interests: R I A

Works under supervision of a lead scientist, and specialises in routine practical tasks essential to research and development in areas such as genetics, microbiology and chemistry.

Career Interests: I R 
Level 8/9 Degree in Engineering

Develops devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining their knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices.

Career Interests: I R 

A scientist who specialises in the investigation and research of the science of disease.

Career Interests: I N R
Degree

Works on the design and development of new agricultural methods, machinery, and systems towards solving problems facing the global ecosystem.

Career Interests: N I R
Degree

Scientists who study and work with micro-organisms in a variety of areas including alcohol manufacture, agricultural genome mapping and medical science.

Career Interests: R N C
Leaving Certificate + Relevant experience. Level 6 Cert or greater recommended

Works with iron or steel to create custom objects such as iron gates, grills, ornamental railings, candlesticks, light fixtures, furniture, sculptures, tools and horse shoes.

A Blacksmith is a recognised craftsperson.

Career Interests: R  
Constructs, repairs and restores the hulls and fittings of pleasure and small, commercial crafts including yachts, dinghies and narrow boats.
Career Interests: R A E
No formal education requirements
Works to protect a famous or important person from potential threats.
Career Interests: R A 
No formal qualifications required.
Involved in all aspects of the printing process after printing, using manual and automated techniques.
Career Interests: A E 
Leaving Certificate

Handles the day to day financial transactions of a business or organisation.

Career Interests: E A S
Open to non-graduates and graduates of all disciplines

As a bookmaker, you would manage and coordinate all gambling activities. You could work in a licensed betting office or at a sporting location such as a horse racing venue.

Career Interests: A E S
Leaving Certificate
Working mostly in stock rooms or on the shop floor, booksellers work with customers and liaise with publishing sales to purchase, organise, manage and sell books to the public or to specialist organisations such as universities.
Career Interests: N I R
Level 7 or 8 Honours Bachelors Degree in related subject

Studies the cells, evolution, genes, and various species of plants. They look into how and where plants grow and investigate the impact that chemicals and diseases have on them.

Career Interests: R A 
Monitor machines that wash, fill and label bottles. They make sure that the machines are set up correctly and loaded with materials such as bottles and labels.
Career Interests: E S A

Organises and oversees the promotion, sales, and overall image associated with a certain brand or branded products and services.

Career Interests: N I R
Science Degree + Professional award

Co-ordinates, plans and runs the entire process involved in the making of beer.

Career Interests: R A 

Works on the production of beer in a brewery, preparing ingredients and equipment used in the process.

Career Interests: R A I
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship

Works on a construction site building walls and other structures using bricks, blocks or other materials.

Career Interests: R A I
Career Interests: S L 

Presenters in broadcasting work in radio and television. They may introduce programmes, link items together, give out information and make apologies for interruptions.

Career Interests: R A I
Develop, maintain, and supports the equipment used to make television, radio and web broadcasts.
Career Interests: E C 

Provides practical support to the director and production team during the making of films and television programmes, so that the production runs smoothly and on time.

Career Interests: C S E

Works within a production team in television and radio searching out information, locations, people and archive material for producers and writers of television and radio programmes.

Career Interests: E A S

Sells trade goods in bulk to the construction industry, and retail goods to the general public.

Career Interests: A R E
Builders' yard assistants handle building materials, ranging from sand and cement to bathroom fittings.
Career Interests: E R A
Junior/Leaving Certificate + Cert or Diploma in Construction or related studies.

Supervise, control and co-ordinate the construction of building, civil engineering, engineering and architectural projects on-site.

Career Interests: R A I
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor's Degree or greater

Building engineers are concerned with the planning, design, construction, operation, renovation, and maintenance of buildings, as well as with their impacts on the surrounding environment

Career Interests: R  

Building labourers do tasks such as moving materials, operating equipment and digging.

Career Interests: R  

Building services engineering technicians help in the design, installation and maintenance of services in buildings. Services include central heating, air conditioning and lighting.

Career Interests: A E R

Building Societies accept investments from the public and grant loans to customers for the purchase of dwelling houses.

Career Interests: E A 

Building society managers have overall responsibility for the efficient operation and profitability of their branch.

Career Interests: R A 

Building technicians support and assist professionals and managers during building projects including drawing plans, estimating costs, planning methods of work and arranging sub-contractors.

Career Interests: R S 
No formal education requirements. However. it is essential to be an experienced driver.

Bus drivers convey passengers by bus on specified routes according to specified time schedules.

Career Interests: E A 
A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.

Works with client companies to evaluate business plans and optimise long-term costs and production.

Career Interests: A E S
A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.

Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

Career Interests: A E S
Degree or greater

Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

Career Interests: E S A
No formal entry requirements. However. courses in buisness studies are an advantage.

Involved in the creation and development of new business opportunities for a company.

Career Interests: I R A

Installs, repairs and maintains Information and Communications Technology, business equipment, electronic devices and network operating systems.

Career Interests: N R E
Career Interests: N R E
Junior/Leaving Certificate + 3yr Apprenticeship

Works in a butchers shop preparing meat for sale to the public.

Career Interests: N R E

The wholesale butcher works with beef, lamb and pork and prepares it for sale to retail butchers, restaurants, hotels and caterers.

Career Interests: E A R

A domestic worker employed in a large house or organisation to provide personal services to the home owners and guests.

Career Interests: R A 
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship
Specialises in making pieces of furniture like bookcases, cupboards and wardrobes.
Career Interests: C R I
Level 6 Cert in CAD or greater
Uses a computer and special software to produce detailed drawings and designs.
Career Interests: R E 

A trainee working towards a career as an officer at sea with the merchant navy.

Career Interests: E S A
Formal education not essential. though many entrants will have a degree

Call centre managers are responsible for standards and targets relating to customer service, such as customer service targets, improvement and development of particular areas of the centre and staff management.

Career Interests: E A 

Call centre operators may sell goods or services over the phone but can also advise customers about company products, conduct market research or deal with complaints.

Career Interests: C R 
Leaving Certificate + Further Training. Many entrants will hold a degree.

Operates the camera equipment needed to make films, videos and TV programmes.

Career Interests: R A 

Car park attendants organise the parking of cars in car parks. They may also collect parking fees, direct drivers to free spaces, and be responsible for the security of the cars.

Career Interests: E S A
No formal education requirements.

Works in a garage or car showroom selling cars to members of the public.

Career Interests: R  

Car valets clean, polish and carry out routine checks for damage on the inside and outside of cars or other vehicles.

Career Interests: R I S
Level 8 Hons Degree in related subject and on-the job training.

Assists the physician in diagnosing and treating cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) ailments.

Career Interests: S R A

Care assistants provide basic personal care and social care to children and young people in a number of settings, including special schools, day centres and residential homes.

Career Interests: S R A
No formal qualifications. Evidence of relevant experience required.

Assists adults with daily living activities at the person's home or in a daytime non-residential facility.

Career Interests: S C I
Level 8 Honours Degree is expected. No set study area specified.

Works in 3rd level colleges and universities providing information and guidance to students considering educational progression or into employment.

Career Interests: R A 

Caretakers look after the upkeep and security of buildings and their grounds.

Career Interests: R A I
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship

The craft of carpentry and joinery is varied. It includes setting out, production and assembly of joinery such as stairs, doors, windows, floors and built-in furniture.

Career Interests: R A I
Career Interests: R  
No formal education requirements. many fitters are trained on the job.
Cuts, shapes, lays and fits floor coverings in any type of building.
Career Interests: N A C
Level 8 Honours Degree + training

Designs maps and other detailed geographical charts and surveys for a range of purposes, from everyday use by individuals to large-scale industrial development.

Career Interests: C R I

A cartographic draughtsperson assists Cartographers with the analysis of field survey and land management data.

Career Interests: C I 
No formal education requirements.  Many colleges of further education offer related awards.

Draws cartoons for publication, which may be political, humourous, or narrative.

Career Interests: N S R
No formal education requirements

Prepares and supplies food, drink and entertainment for functions and special events.

Career Interests: A R E

Catering Assistants serve food and beverages to customers from behind a counter at catering establishments such as cafes and self-service restaurants.

Career Interests: C R E

Ceramics designers create designs for three-dimensional pottery products such as kitchenware, table and ovenware, tiles, bathroom accessories, decorative pieces etc.

Career Interests: I R A

Ceramics technologists carry out work concerned with the science and technology of ceramic materials.

Career Interests:   
Career Interests: E S A
Formal education not essential. though many entrants will have a degree

The title applies to various roles within charity work. The number of positions and nature of charity officer roles can differ greatly depending on the size of the organisations; some large charities require charity officers specialising in specific areas, for example marketing, fundraising, finance, public relations, or project/volunteer management.

Career Interests: A E 

Chartered secretaries hold a senior and responsible position within a company or other organisation. They carry out a range of legal, financial and administrative tasks.

Career Interests: R E 
No formal education requirements. however. a clean full driving licence is required.

Drives clients from place to place in an elegant passenger vehicle such as a limousine.

Career Interests: A S E
No formal education requirements
Operates a cash checkout point in a shop or supermarket by charging customers for items they wish to buy.
Career Interests: N E C
Leaving Certificate + Further Cooking Training

Works in a kitchen preparing food, organising supplies and supervising staff.

Career Interests: N E C
Career Interests: I R A
Third Level degree in Chemistry or Engineering

Researches, designs and plans the processes involved in the production of chemicals.

Career Interests: R A 

Chemical plant process technicians monitor the equipment and machinery used to make chemical products including colourants like dyes and paints, drugs and medicines and fertilisers.

Career Interests: I R A
Science Degree in chemistry. applied or analytical chemistry. biochemistry or a related.

Researches and analyses the content and structure of chemical substances.

Career Interests: I R A

Provides technical assistance to chemists by setting up equipment, preparing and carrying out experiments and taking measurements.

Career Interests: S R C
Junior Certificate plus further qualifications recommended. Garda clearance is required.

Assists with the care of children in a variety of childcare settings.

Career Interests: S I R

Children's nurses care for babies, children and adolescents. They apply their specialist knowledge to the particular needs and problems of children and their families.

Career Interests: S I R
Level 9 Award in related subject area.
Treats patients with neck, back and other joint problems without the use of medicine or surgery.
Career Interests: C S E
Many colleges of further education and universities offer courses in performing arts and dance from
Organises groups of people so that they can successfully synchronize their movements, such as in dance routines, theatre, or television broadcasts.
Career Interests: S A E

Responsible for tasks such as selling and checking tickets, showing members of the audience to their seats and keeping aisles and exits clear.

Career Interests: E S A
Level 6 Cert or greater in related subject area

A cinema manager is responsible for the efficient running of all day-to-day activities and services of the cinema.

Career Interests: R I A
Level 8 Honours Degree

Works on the design and construction of structures like bridges, roads and railways.

Career Interests: E A I
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Gathers and assesses information to help Government Ministers make policy decisions.

Career Interests: E A S
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree plus strong management track record.

A senior role that involves managing large teams, handling projects and budgets, strategic management and helping to develop government policies.

Career Interests: A E S

A member of the Management Advisory Committee of a Government Department in the Public Service.

Career Interests: A  
Junior / Leaving Certificate and relevant skills training.

Assists Senior Officers with clerical work in a government department.

Career Interests: E A S
Leaving Certificate and relevant skills training.

Oversees and manages the work in a section of a Government Department.

Career Interests: A E 
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree plus relevant experience
Mid-management role, reporting to and assisting the Assistant Principal. Manages projects and budgets and help to develop government policy.
Career Interests: A E S

Part of the top management process in the Civil Service reporting to the Assistant Secretary.

Career Interests: A S E

The Secretary General is the head civil servant of each Irish Government Department.

Career Interests: E A 

Intermediate role in a government department reporting to the Executive Officer.

Career Interests: A S E
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree or greater

This role involves advising the government on Ireland's external relations and being the official communication channel for foreign governments and international organisations.

Career Interests: S A 

Classroom assistants work under the supervision of a qualified teacher to assist with classroom activities and learning programmes.

Career Interests: R A S
<p>No formal education requirements</p>
Performs any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial businesses, in a clean and orderly manner.