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The Defence Forces is now accepting applications for General Service in both the Army and Naval Service.

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

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

Both Competitions will close on Sunday 29th April 2018.

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Awards Conferred

 

The following awards are awarded to Defence Forces personnel for various courses conducted in third lever institutions:

  • Higher Certificate in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Level 6) awarded by IT Carlow
  • Minor Award in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Level 7) awarded by IT Carlow
  • BA in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Level 7) awarded by IT Carlow
  • BA in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Logistics) (Level 7) awarded by IT Carlow
  • MSc in Communications Technology Management (Level 9) awarded by IT Carlow
  • MSc in Military Engineering Management (Level 9) awarded by IT Carlow
  • MEng in Weapons, Ordnance, Munitions & Explosives (Level 9) awarded by IT Carlow
  • Diploma in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Level 7) awarded by NUI Maynooth
  • Higher Diploma in Leadership, Defence and Contemporary Security Studies (Level 8) awarded by NUI Maynooth
  • MA in Leadership, Management and Defence Studies (Level 9) awarded by NUI Maynooth
  • Higher Certificate in Leadership, Management and Nautical Studies (Level 6) awarded by CIT
  • Minor Award in Leadership, Management and Nautical Studies (Level 7) awarded by CIT
  • BA in Leadership, Management and Nautical Studies (Level 7) awarded by CIT
  • BSc Nautical Science (Level 8) awarded by CIT