3 years ago
Garda recruitment drive looking for up to 800 trainees
An Garda Síochána announced that they are having a massive recruitment drive, with candidates having a few weeks to apply for the trainee positions.
Applications close on 1 June 2017, with the trainee drive encouraging women and individuals from minority groups to consider a career in policing.
Here's what you need to apply:
- Be aged between 18 and 35 as of 1 June 2017, i.e. born between 31st May 1982 and 1 st June 1999
- Possess an Irish Leaving Certificate with a grade D3 minimum in five subjects at Ordinary Level OR hold a Level 5 Certificate (Major award) on the National Framework of Qualifications OR hold a recognised qualification (at level 5 or greater), deemed comparable to the above in terms of both level and volume of learning as determined by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
- A proven proficiency in at least two languages, one of which must be Irish or English
- Possess what the Garda refer to as being "medically and physically ﬁt, who have a dedicated sense of community spirit, are empathetic, and who are passionate about helping other people"
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