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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Once you’re willing to listen, take advice and work hard there are many options for career paths / future development.
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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be drawn towards the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
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Careers in Construction Showcase

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Careers in Construction Showcase


Thursday, January 11, 2018 




Careers in Construction Showcase

Building Careers and Infrastructure for the Future 

This event is a one day showcase about working in the Construction Industry 

Date: Thursday 25th January 2018 

Time: 10 - 2pm 

Venue: Raddison Hotel Athlone

This event is organised by the Regional Skills Forum and the Construction Industry Federation. On the day we will have companies from numerous different disciplines within the Construction Industry / Built Environment along with various educational providers including Institutes of Technologies, Solas and Education and Training Boards. 

Modern Examples of Construction on the day: 

  • Interactive Screen Technology 
  • Building Information Modelling 
  • Virtual Reality Headsets
  • Scanner and Total Stations 
  • Carpentry Apprenticeship Examples 
  • Electrical Apprenticeship Examples 
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship Examples 

Click here to download school booking form.