Army/Navy Recruits


Becoming an army or navy recruit is a dream career choice. It is a challenging and exciting role and one which continually presents new and interesting experiences both in Ireland and abroad. We help make your dream come true by providing top class preparation courses to help you pass various stages of the recruitment process. 


2018 Army / Navy Recruitment Campaign 

The Irish Defence Forces launched a general service recruitment campaign for Army and Navy recruits in 2018. 

Deadline for Applications was Sunday 29th April 2018.

Army applicants were required to be at least 18 years old and under the age of 25 years of age on the closing date for applications.

Naval Service applicants were required to be at least 18 years old and under the age of 27 years of age on the closing date for applications.

When a recruitment campaign opens, usually in Spring of each year, applications can only be made on the Irish Defence Forces website here


Preparing for the Army / Navy Psychometric Tests

As part of the induction process interested candidates that apply will face a series of competitive stages including psychometric assessments.  We are Ireland's No 1. preparation course providers for the selection tests used in Army / Navy recruitment campaigns and have over 30 years of assessment industry experience. We are currently looking into providing a preparation course for the psychometric assessments stage of this competition. If you are interested being notified of when we have set our preparation course please simply choose the 'Notify me' option below: 

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The Entry Process

There are a number of stages in the Induction Process during campaigns. 

See here for an overview of the Recruitment Process


What are the Requirements to Apply? 

A full list of requirements are available on the Irish Defence Forces website:


When can I Apply?

You can only apply for  when the Defence Forces are running a recruitment campaign.