What are the educational requirements?
Candidates must have obtained in the Leaving Certificate:
- A grade not lower than B3 at Foundation Level or D3 at another level in Mathematics, and
- A qualifying grade in 2 languages, 1 of which must be English or Irish, as follows:
English: a grade not lower that D3 at Ordinary Level
Irish: a grade not lower than C3 at Foundation Level or D3 at another level
Other language: a grade not lower than D3 at Ordinary Level, and
- A grade not lower than D3 at Ordinary Level, in not less than 2 other subjects
The Merit Grade in the Applied Leaving Certificate
Like Grades in another examination, which, in the opinion of the Minister for Justice, Equality & Law Reform, is not of a lower standard than the above.