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.

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Plumber / Construction Super.

Construction Industry Federation

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Once you’re willing to listen, take advice and work hard there are many options for career paths / future development.
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Not surprisingly, some aspect of the natural sciences will run through the Naturalists interests - from ecological awareness to nutrition and health. People with an interest in horticulture, land usage and farming (including fish) are Naturalists.

Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results, and prefer action to talking and discussing.
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James Stewart is employed to manage the design and delivery of a programme of workshops, shows and events hosted by W5 in Belfast. He holds a Degree in Geography and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education Management Qualifacation from ILM. Over the past two years he has been involved in delivering a programme of events to 35,000 post primary students in areas ranging from animation to anatomy.

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