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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Leaving Cert Subjects

Subject Choice for LC

Towards the end of Third Year (or Transition Year if you are taking it), students will be asked to choose which subjects they would like to study for their Leaving Cert.

First you must consider which Leaving Cert programme you will take. This will depend largely on what is offered in your school. Explore The Three Leaving Certs here.

There are usually more subject options available for Leaving Cert than Junior Cycle, which means you can focus your studies more on the areas you are interested in.

Your choice of subjects in the Leaving Cert may effect what courses or employment options are available to you after you leave school, so it is important to take the time to choose carefully.

Find out all you need to know about each subject here

Use the Menu at the top of the page to browse through our comprehensive guide on choosing your subjects. 

Chloe Kinsella, Engineer - Carbon

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

My subjects in school were the compulsory English, Irish, maths and then I chose French, physics, chemistry and applied mathematics. All of my subjects were at higher level.

Maths, physics, applied maths and chemistry were definitely beneficial for an engineering degree.

However in hindsight I wish I had taken one business related subject like economics or accountancy.

While my degree was engineering, in the work place I am exposed to a lot of business and I regularly work with financial models.

Ask me your first question!

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