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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Qualifications Required in Sustainable Energy

Qualifications Required in Sustainable Energy

What qualifications are required?

Most jobs within this sector will require a specialist degree in the area or a primary degree in a STEM-related area with a post graduate qualification.

Degrees in Applied Science, Physical Science and Engineering would all be relevant along with post graduate qualifications in Energy/Environmental, Sustainable and Renewable Energy disciplines.

For a full list of all the CAO/PLC courses relevant to this sector go to the Earth Science and the Environment sector of the site where you will find the most up to date list.

What are the typical routes into this sector?

Most people entering this sector are qualified up to 3rd level and come either from directly related couses or from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) based backgrounds.

It is anticipated that developed skills in disciplines such as ICT will feature strongly in future employment opportunities.