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The Air Corps is now accepting applications for the Apprentice Military Aircraft Technician scheme. We are looking for motivated people who enjoy working as part of a Team.

Successful candidates will become an integral part of the Air Corps maintenance team providing technical support to the Air Corps fleet.

Successful candidates will graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Military Aviation Technology Level 7 (Tech), accredited by the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).

Read the Terms and Conditions for this Competition (760 Kb PDF)

Read more about Air Corps Technicians

The closing date for this competition 23.59Hrs on May 25th, 2018.

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Thursday, 22nd March 2018 - Ministerial Review- Media Invite

22nd March 2018, 12.20pm, Ministerial Review of the Golan Heights Bound 57th Infantry Group (UNDOF)[more]

image descriptionSunday, 11th March 2017 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Make Safe And Remove A Civil War Era

10.30am - Army Bomb Disposal Team Make Safe And Remove A Civil War Era Munition In Ballymore Eustace In Co Kildare[more]

image descriptionMonday 05th March 2018 - Update Weather Event

5.20pm - Update - Defence Forces Deployments in Relation to Extreme Weather Event[more]

image description Tuesday 13th February 2018 - Messages from Overseas

2.40pm - Valentine's Day Messages from Overseas[more]


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The Defence Forces magazine is now available online. Click here to gain access.

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