Qualification Requirements for Post-Primary Teachers (Qualifications Awarded in Ireland) Applying for Registration on or after 1 January 2017

Those applying for registration on or after 1 January 2017 must meet:

1.   Qualification Requirements



  • Hold a Teaching Council approved concurrent degree qualification in post-primary initial teacher education which combines the study of one or more curricular subjects with teacher education studies directed towards first to sixth years (typically students in the 12 to 18 year age range).

2. Evidence of Character Requirements

Application Process

The Teaching Council intends to develop a new application process for those applying for Registration after 1 January 2017. Details will be available on this page when the new process is finalised.