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 Elva Bannon from Smart Futures to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Elva Bannon

Mechatronic Engineer

Smart Futures

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  Elva Bannon

I found having education in a number of different areas of engineering to be beneficial to the work I am doing.

There is a whole world of possibilities out there for engineers, and it is difficult to know what subjects are necessary for the industry you will end up in. I was always interested in robotics and environmental issues, but it was not until my Masters that I really knew what I wanted to do.

General entry courses are quite useful, as you get a taste for a few different areas before you have to specialise, a lot of companies offer on the job training, and there is also the possibility of further study.

An engineering qualification teaches you so much more than just the technical subjects, but a way of looking at the world and solving problems in a logical and systematic way.

Engineers are sought after for these skills as much as the technical ones, and it opens up incredible opportunities. Engineering is not an easy route through college, but it is incredibly rewarding.

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"Educating with Respect" 

At Templemore College, we aspire to develop an inclusive, respectful and collaborative learning community within the College.

Our objective is that each student will learn new skills and become more competent in the area they are studying.  

More importatntly for us is that each student will learn about themselves and realise their capacity to learn new ways and new ideas so that learning, while challenging, becomes natural for them.

With the establishment of a culture of respect and learning based on the ideas mentioned above students will also have access to:

  • No tuition fees
  • Maintenance grants available to eligible students
  • Applicant interview to enable selection of most appropriate field of study
  • CAO Applications and opportunities for progression to Higher Education
  • Small class groups
  • Internationally-recognised qualifications
  • Programmes geared towards employment

We also have the following Return to Education programmes available at Levels 3, 4 and 5:  Click here 

                 


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