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 Oisin Murphy from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Oisin Murphy

Apprentice Carpenter

Construction Industry Federation

Read more

  Oisin	Murphy
Oisín:
Be as open to advice and teaching as possible. Craft your own methods and ways of doing things and always continue to learn and devlop yourself and your skills.

Daniel:
You need to enjoy working with your hands.
Close

Investigative?
Investigative 
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 clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Mary Immaculate College 
Templemore College of Further Education 
Killester College of Further Education 
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing Course Videos

<
Return to List
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
CIT - Sustainable Energy



Courses related to this video..

 

Sustainable Energy Engineering involves the understanding and application of the engineering and technological principles of energy conversion and use.

modules are delivered by staff from many different disciplines, allowing the student to gain understanding of the roles of a range of engineering disciplines involved in the energy and sustainability field. Sites visits are organised which have included: wind farms, hydroelectric power stations, and solar installations. Visiting speakers provide industry input to the programme and have included GSK, Phillips 66, OpenHydro, Arups, Kingspan, Stryker, and Abbotts. Most of these companies now employ graduates from the programme.

Videos related to this sector
GMIT Graduate, Colman Feeney, Energy Engineering 
CIT - Automotive Technology and Management (CR046) 
DIT- Product Design  
UL Aeronautical Engineering - Course Description 
CIT - Sustainable Energy 
DIT - WAVES - Female Engineering Role Model Day @ 
DIT - Women in Engineering 
DIT- Mechanical Engineering  
UL Mechanical Engineering - Course Description 
AIT - Mechanical and polymer engineering 
CIT - Engineering Common Entry 
DIT - School of Mechanical & Transport Engineering 
DIT Engineering General Entry 
DIT- Timber Product Technology 
GMIT - Liam Kavanagh describes his career as an Energy Engineer 
DIT - Mechanical Engineering 
Engineering Courses at DkIT 
CIT - Mechanical Engineering 
Engineering at UCD 
GMIT Graduate, Tommy Griffith, Mechanical Engineering