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Working with Tools, Equipment and Machinery

This involves working with tools and equipment that are not powered by a motor or engine; and materials used in engineering and construction.

Materials include glues, nails, pipes, timber, metal, plastics

Tools and equipment include - hammers, spades, ladders, wheelbarrows, scaffolding, etc

 

Work as an Engineer | Know the Options

By ACS Distance Education on May 1, 2019 in Built Environment | comments

Engineering work can overlap with the work of a mechanic or materials technician, but can also be much more. Engineering solutions are generally found in the application of physical sciences to achieve specific needs, perhaps in building or landscape construction, irrigation, energy transmission or something else.

 

Farm Animal Breeding & Trading

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Built Environment, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
This industry sector is concerned with buying, selling and breeding livestock. Animal suppliers work with farmers and industry to ensure purchase of breeds appropriate to need and environment.
 

Green Wall Maintenance

By ACS Distance Education on April 18, 2018 in Built Environment & Horticulture | comments

Designing and building a green wall is only the start. Seeing the plants thrive and stay in good condition is another thing.

If the vertical garden is designed well and maintained appropriately, using well chosen plant cultivars; the affect can be great; but with a lack of knowledge, resources or effort, a green wall can deteriorate very fast. 

 

Repairing a broken window

By ACS Distance Education on November 16, 2017 in Built Environment | comments

How to Repair Broken Window Glass

Broken panes of glass are easier to repair in some types of window frame than others but most can be attempted. Replacing a single glass pane is achievable by most home renovators.