Smart Choices for Unemployed
Unemployed persons can explore different opportunities to reshape their career pathway, such as the Engineering, manufacturing and construction field of learning.
Use the map and interactive graphics to access information and resources on the Engineering, manufacturing and construction field of learning and Further Education & Training in your area and use the Smartchoices tool to explore the full FET dashboard.
Use the Links tab to access course information at www.fetchcourses.ie
For unemployed persons considering the Engineering, manufacturing and construction field of learning, several occupational group titles, as shown below, may relate to this field. Use the Labour Market Portal tab to explore the full range of Labour Market Information.
Over 18,000 persons were employed in the Carpenters and joiners occupational group while 9,000 persons were employed in the Chemical and related process operatives occupational group in Q4 2020.
I did not expect to find myself out of work, but once I started looking into new opportunities, I realised that my skills and experience could take me in a few different directions I had not considered before. I started exploring different areas on smartchoices within the Engineering, manufacturing and construction field of learning and decided that this was the perfect opportunity to try something new. Now I know where my potential could take me, I am taking on a new course that will give me the skills and the qualification I need to work towards a new career and a fresh start!
The interactive tool to inform career choices and future pathways