Agricultural Science, Physical Education

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Desirable characteristics for students and people in this area

One needs to have a liking for outdoor work, good stamina and a willingness to be able cope with all weather conditions. Persons with some allergic conditions may not be suitable to participate in this area. Science subjects are required to gain entry to some of the courses. Passing an approved medical fitness and eyesight tests are required for entry to the maritime courses.
Careers and job titles in this area can include
Farm Manager, Teagasc Advisor, Marine Scientist, Agricultural Engineer, Forester, Army Officer, Deck Officer, Jockey, Sports Performer, Physical Education Teacher, Botanist, Veterinary Nurse, Sports Therapist, Sports Coach, Adventure and Sports Tourism, Farrier, Archaeologist, Organic Farmer, Sustainable Horticulture and Permaculture, Electronic Security Systems.

Entry to courses

Ensure to have the correct course requirements including:  subjects, their levels, college and course requirements.

Information on levels of education and training

National Framework of Qualifications – www.qqi.ie

Education and training courses & useful links

For current list of career and job opportunities

Check various Recruitment websites and professional bodies.
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