Applicants will be required to present for interview, the purpose of which is to make them aware of the nature and expectations of the programmes. Applicants are welcome to ask staff members on hand any questions they might have about the programme. They will be contacted in advance by letter and given a clear outline of what the interview will entail. Applicants are requested to provide certain documentation (such as completed Garda Vetting Form, transcripts, references etc.) All applicants are informed of the outcome within two weeks of the interview. This is weighted on 50/50 basis with the Leaving Certificate.