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 Marie O'Donovan from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:

Marie O'Donovan

Environmental Officer

CRH plc

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Marie O'Donovan

You should possibly consider studying environmental science or environmental engineering in third level.

You would also need to consider if you would like do quite a bit of driving during your day and to be able to oragnise your own work plans as both these things are important.

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Realist?
Realist
Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

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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Course Vacancies for September

There are still some places left on our full time PLC courses starting September 2017. Apply Online here for any of the following: 

  • Office Administration (with Legal and Medical Studies) Level 5
  • Advanced Certificate in Administration Level 6
  • Business Studies (with Law):  Pre University Course Level 5
  • Marketing and Event Management Level 5
  • Police and Security Studies Level 5
  • Advanced Certificate in security Operations and Management Level 6
  • Furniture Design and Making Level 5 and Level 6
  • Community and Social Care (Mornings) Level 5
  • Advanced Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management Skills Level 6
  • Sound Production Level 5
  • Journalism for the Digital Age: Pre-University Course Level 5
  • Digital Radio Production Level 5

 

 


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