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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 Dave McDonald from Smart Futures to give some advice for people considering this job:
A caring attitude is essential for Health and Safety – you need to be passionate about getting the message across to people and telling them why it is so important. After all, no-one wants to see anyone suffer harm or be in pain.
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|Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College|
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Applied Engineering - DK640
Students on the programme will cover a broad spectrum of Engineering Technology including, but not limited to, elements of carpentry and joinery, plumbing and electrical trades, common engineering materials and basic manufacturing processes and techniques, giving them a broad range of skills whilst not being specialised in any one area.
This course provides the technical knowledge and techniques for combining microelectronics technology with computer software in order to produce effective working products. There is a large amount of practical work in modern well equipped workshops and laboratories.
The core of this 3-year programme is focused on Engineering Science and Technology, engineering materials and manufacturing methods. There is also an emphasis, through project work, on applying these scientific principles and technologies to the solution of mechanical engineering design problems, and transferring those design solutions to manufactured articles.
Engineering - Civil Engineering - DK744
This programme is designed to develop your ability to apply engineering principles and technologies to the solution of problems arising in the investigation, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of civil engineering works.
The programme considers analysis of transportation systems, regulation of water, pollution control, design, construction and maintenance of civil engineering and building structures and financial and managerial topics.
Construction Technology - DK745
This programme is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principal functional, technological, economic, social and legal factors which influence the design, construction and use of buildings.
The programme includes training in the following skills:
Building Surveying - DK830
This course provides training in environmental science, materials science, building structures, economics, buildings and land use, information technology, and management law.