IAA Website - Monday, February 6, 2023 7:05 AM

An Air Traffic Controller is responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic on and in the vicinity of airports and in the airspace for which Ireland is responsible.

Air Traffic Controllers are recruited through our Student Controller Programme and applicants must be at least 19 years of age. They must also have passed at least five subjects in the Leaving Certificate (including Mathematics) with Grade C in at least two higher level papers or hold a comparable award at Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.
** The Information Page: Additional Information on SCP - has a chart for for detailed conversion on Irish Grades

Applications for the 2023 recruitment drive have now closed.  We accept applications on an on-going basis so any submissions will be captured on the database, for when next the IAA runs a recruitment drive.

We recommend you take a look at our:

Medical Eligibility Requirements
Selection Process
Additional Information

And if you believe you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply here.