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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Interview Days

We are holding interviews for our courses on Tuesday 8th March 2016 and Wednesday 4th May 2016. An email with a time and date will be sent to applicants a week prior to interviews.

Requirements for your Interview:

If you are called for an interview make sure you bring the following items with you on the day:

1. A 100 word statement on 'Why this Course is for me'
2. A reference
3. Copy of your most recent exam results (not required for mature students)

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