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 Peter Clifford from An Garda Síochána to give some advice for people considering this job:

Peter Clifford

Probationer Garda

An Garda Síochána

Read more

Peter Clifford
To get physically fit for the entrance tests and also for the demanding physical nature of the job. Also I would tell people to enjoy themselves before they join as it’s a job for at least 30 years.

I would also informl people about the variety of avenues people can get into when they have completed their training. There really is a career for every person regardless of where their interests lie. There is so many specialised units and prospects.
Close

Creative?
Creative
Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be drawn towards the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Pontifical University, St Patricks College
Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education
Limerick College of Further Education
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation
Logo for Colaiste Dhulaigh
Posted on August 23, 2017

Applications Open for majority of courses

Applications for the majority of our courses are now open.

Apply online here 

Applications for ALL courses will open on Wednesday 16th August.


Share this story

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Colaiste Dhulaigh CFE Info Evening 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Colaiste Dhulaigh CFE Info Evening - Coolock Campus 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
See all college events
Back to top