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Stay Informed: Next Garda Recruitment Campaign

By June 14, 2024No Comments

Approximately 6,380 people applied to be a Garda under the recent competitive recruitment campaign which closed for applications on 8th Feb 2024.  The 2024 competition was the first following the Government’s decision to increase the entry age limit to apply to become a Garda trainee from 35 years to 50. Almost 37% of applicants for the 2024 competition were from people aged between 35 and 49.

Understanding the Selection Process

The selection process remains as competitive and comprehensive as ever. The process involves:

  • Stage 1: Online aptitude tests.
  • Stage 2: Competency-based interview.
  • Stage 3: A fitness test.

Annual Recruitment Campaigns

The Garda has committed to conducting annual recruitment campaigns. The next campaign is anticipated to launch in 2025.

Stay Ahead with Our Job Alert Service

Embarking on a career with An Garda Síochána offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in your community while enjoying a stable and respected career. Whether you are seeking a fresh start or aiming to transition from another field, the new age limit offers a more accessible pathway than ever before.

Sign up for our FREE Job Alert today to stay informed of the next Garda recruitment campaign.

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