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Employed by the Irish Army to learn a specialist skill or trade relevant to the efficient running of the army.
|Keith completed his Leaving Cert in St. Olivers Community College, and continued on to Dundalk Institute of Technology to study Business Management. He chose to joint the Army towards the end of his stay in college, and applied for entry as a graduate.|
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|Lieutenant - Army|
Tom is a Lieutenant in the 2nd Cavalry Squadron, based in Dublin. He completed a Masters degree in Agricultural science, went on to work in environmental engineering for 2 years and then enlisted in the Army as a Cadet.
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|Louise Mc Donald|
|Louise comes from a military background and always felt she would like to join the army. She completed her Leaving Cert before joining, and has completed several additional courses as part of her training.|
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|Air Corps Apprentice|
|Engineering Technician - Civil|
|Civil / Construction Engineer|
|Construction Plant Mechanic|
|Electronic Equipment Assembler|
|Engineering Technician - Electrical|
|Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith|
|Mechanic / Automotive Technician|
|Naval Service Cadet - Engineering|
|Packer - Light Goods|
|Sheet Metal Worker / Plater|
|Technical Service Agent|
|Vehicle Body Repairer / Panel Beater|
|Woodturner / Woodmachinist|
|Electrical Power Plant Operator|
|Engineering Technician - Mechanical|
|Machinist - Manufacturing|
|Roustabout - Roughneck|
|Light Industry Assembler|
|Building Services Engineering Technician|
|Clothing Alteration Worker|
|Computer Assembly Technician|
|Electronic Service Engineer|
|Engineering Technician - Electronics|
|Engineering Craft Machinist|
|Engineering Machine Operator|
|General Assistant - Factory|
|Organisation:||Public Appointments Service|
|Address:||Chapter House, 26/30 Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1|
|Tel:||(01) 858 7400 or Locall: 1890 44 9999|
|Organisation:||Defence Forces, Recruitment & Competitions Section|
|Address:||Department of Defence,Station Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare|
|Tel:||1890 42 65 55|
|This occupation is popular with people who have the following Career Interests... |
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|Engineering & Manufacturing|
|Security, Defence & Law Enforcement|
|Transport & Logistics|
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