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The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

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Furniture and Wood Technology (Letterfrack) - GA982

In the first two years of this very applied degree, students spend a considerable amount of time in the workshop learning to produce a variety of projects to a very high standard, guided by experienced and knowledgeable lecturers. Initially focusing on hand and power tools, soon students acquire knowledge and skills to operate CNC technology, laser equipment, digital manufacturing and even robotics. Students also learn Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and can apply those tools using state of the art equipment in our dedicated machinehalls and computer laboratories.

All students undertake a twenty-week full time Work Placement in third year in industry. GMIT Letterfrack has developed an international network of companies and students can choose to work in the USA, UK and elsewhere in Europe. This is always a fantastic learning experience for students.

In fourth year of the honours degree students acquire professional skills enabling them to work at higher levels within companies and students learn the relevance of lean manufacturing, developing an appreciation of cost management, estimating and project management. Student also undertake a research project in an rea of interest to them.

Furniture and Wood Technology (Letterfrack) - GA971

In the first two years of this very applied degree, students spend a considerable amount of time in the workshop learning to produce a variety of projects to a very high standard, guided by experienced and knowledgeable lecturers. Initially focusing on hand and power tools, soon students acquire knowledge and skills to operate CNC technology, laser equipment, digital manufacturing and even robotics. Students also learn Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and can apply those tools using state of the art equipment in our dedicated machinehalls and computer laboratories.

All students undertake a twenty-week full time Work Placement in third year in industry.  

In fourth year of the honours degree students acquire professional skills enabling them to work at higher levels within companies and students learn the relevance of lean manufacturing, developing an appreciation of cost management, estimating and project management. Student also undertake a research project in an rea of interest to them.