Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Emilia Gilroy from An Garda Sí­ochána to give some advice for people considering this job:

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It is a very rewarding but also extremely challenging job. It requires a lot of resilience, mental strength, patience and compassion. It means seeing people at their worst in the most difficult circumstances.

It involves making difficult decisions, which will have life changing consequences for the offenders. If you think you have the ability to handle all that, it is a truly great job with amazing opportunities.
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Killester College of Further Education, Dublin 5 is a centre of learning committed to providing education and training of the highest quality. As a College of the City of Dublin Education and Training Board (CDETB), we continue to strive to excel in responding to the educational needs of the community. The programmes we offer are learner-centred and provided in a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment. In fact we won a Award for Excellence through Accessibility in 2011.

All our courses range from QQI(FETAC) levels 4, to levels 5 and 6. They are accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) They are qualifications in themselves but can also be used to progress onto Third Level. We welcome all ages from school leavers to Mature students.

We are situated 5 minutes from Killester Dart Station which is two stops from Connolly Station.

PLC Grants; Back to Education Allowances; Vocational Training and Opportunities scheme (VTOS) are available.

If you are an early school leaver, unemployed, wanting to upskill, seeking to go on to Third level-we offer you a platform.

Email: guidanceoffice@killestercollege.ie



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