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Irish Language Requirment (Primary Teachers)

Irish Language Examination

The SCG (An Scrúdú le hAghaidh Cáilíochta sa Ghaeilge) / OCG (Oiriúnú le hAghaidh Cáilíochta sa Ghaeilge) examination facilitates foreign trained primary teachers to satisfy the Irish language requirement to become fully registered (“registered without conditions”) with the Teaching Council.

How to Apply

To apply to sit the Irish Language Requirement Exam (SCG/OCG), please contact:

Marino Institute of Education

Griffith Avenue

Dublin 9


Telephone:  00353 1 853 5143 / 5134

Please note that the Department of Education and Skills no longer runs this examination.