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Air Corps Careers

The air component of the Óglaigh na hÉireann, the Air Corps constantly strives to recruit the best personnel. There are two entry levels for joining the Air Corps i.e. as a Cadet or as an Apprentice. Each approach offers a different career path and differing challenges.

What is an Air Corps Recruit?

The Air Corps Recruit is a motivated individual, who is looking for a fulfilling and exciting career. As an Air Corps recruit you will attend basic Recruit training where you will transition from a civilian to a soldier.

What is an Air Corps Cadet (Pilot)

An Air Corps Flight Officer is also a military aviator who is qualified to fly the numerous types of aircraft operated by the Defence Forces.

What is an Air Corps Apprentice Aircraft Technician

The Air Corps is looking for young, enthusiastic and technically minded individuals who are looking for the opportunity not just to learn a new trade but also practice it in challenging situations.

How to Join?

From time to time, the Defense Forces will launch the Air Corps Recruitment Competitions.