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 Hugh Heraghty from Bord Iascaigh Mhara to give some advice for people considering this job:

Hugh Heraghty

Fish Farm Manager

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

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You need to be hard working, enjoy the outdoor life regardless of the weather and must be willing to work as part of a team at all times.
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Not surprisingly, some aspect of the natural sciences will run through the Naturalists interests - from ecological awareness to nutrition and health. People with an interest in horticulture, land usage and farming (including fish) are Naturalists.

Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results, and prefer action to talking and discussing.
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FREE Leaving Cert Points Calculator

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FREE Leaving Cert Points Calculator


Wednesday, August 09, 2017 




FREE Leaving Cert Points Calculator

A key item to help steady the nerves in the midst of all the excitement and anxiety that surrounds opening those long-awaited Leaving Certificate results is our free CAO Calculator. 

At this stage, the hugely successful CareersPortal.ie CAO Points Calculator is familiar to thousands of Senior Cycle students in schools all around Ireland.

The Points Calculator allows students to check what CAO Points they have achieved, based on their Leaving Cert results.

Students also have quick and easy direct access to the CareersPortal CourseFinder which shows the latest available points information and the full points history for all Higher Education and CAO Courses. This is the only available tool also showing the available QQI links between Further and Higher Education courses.

GET THE MOBILE APP

The good news is that our famous CAO Points Calculator has now also been developed as a clever mobile app, which is available FREE to students.

Called Leaving Cert CAO Points Calculator the app has an easy-to-use interface, allowing the user to obtain their total points quickly and efficiently. 

LEAVING CERT RESULTS

Wednesday 16th August 2017

CAO ROUND ONE OFFERS

Monday 21st August 2017 

Calculate your LC Points quickly and easily! 

CAO course points information

Available here from: 

6.00am Monday 21st August 2017

What's different about it to the other apps out there?

There may be other apps out there, but this is unique in that it also provides direct, easy access to the CourseFinder on the CareersPortal website, for detailed course information and up-to-the-minute related Points Information. No other app provides this facility!

Simply choose 'Course Search' from the menu options available in the app and you have access on-the-go to all the points and course information that you need! 

Get the Leaving Cert CAO Points Calculator app NOW - essential tool to have at hand on results day!

Download for iPhone here - it's FREE :

 App Features:

  • Allows Higher Level, Ordinary Level and Link Module Grades to be calculated
  • Bonus Points for Higher Level maths option
  • SMS Text results feature
  • Twitter and Facebook Links
  • Colleges Direct Link
  • Help and About Topics

How to use the Leaving Cert CAO Points Calculator App

Enter your Maths Grade first, followed by any Links Modules taken, and all other grades.

The app will immediately calculate and display the top 6 for the CAO.

The App is an invaluable tool, both for Leaving Cert results day and for full updates on CAO course offers. Don't delay - download yours today! 

The CareersPortal Team