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Garda Vetting Bureau Information Session for the Youth Work Sector 29th of May (Webinar)

May 29, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm IST

NYCI’s Child Protection Programme would like to invite you to an Information Session with the National Vetting Bureau of An Garda Síochána on Monday 29th May 2023 at 11am. Garda Vetting is an important part of the safeguarding procedures that organisations follow when recruiting new staff or volunteers into your organisation to work with young people.

Garda Vetting is conducted in respect of any person who is carrying out work or activity, a necessary and regular part of which consists mainly of the person having access to, or contact with, children or vulnerable persons. It is a service designed to enhance the protection of children and vulnerable persons. The National Vetting Bureau  provide potential employers and voluntary sector organisations with relevant criminal history information on individuals applying for relevant work and issue disclosures which give details of an individual’s criminal convictions or state that they have none. Using these disclosures will assist a potential employer or voluntary organisation in their recruitment decision, helping to protect children and vulnerable persons.


Date & time

Monday the 29th of May







Online via Zoom


The purpose of this information session is:

  • To provide youth work organisations and those with responsibility for Garda Vetting with an understanding of the role of the National Vetting Bureau
  • For participants to gain an understanding of what roles can and should be garda vetted within their organisations
  • To provide youth work organisations and those with responsibility for Garda Vetting with an opportunity to ask questions and bring their queries to the National Vetting Bureau

Designed for

  • Youth Work Managers
  • Garda Vetting Liaison Persons in youth work organisations
  • Safeguarding officers, DLPs or those with child protection responsibilities in youth work organisations

Extra information

This webinar will be held online using Zoom. When you register your interest to attend on NYCI’s website you will receive an email confirmation containing a link to register with Zoom for the webinar. Once you have registered with Zoom you will receive an email invite with a link to attend the webinar.

If you have issues with registration or your Zoom invite please contact Lauren@nyci.ie 

The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016 were commenced on 29th April 2016 and the National Vetting Bureau is the single point of contact in An Garda Síochána to conduct Garda vetting. Its primary objective is to provide an accurate and responsible vetting service which enhances the protection of children and vulnerable persons through enabling safer recruitment decisions.

Delivered by

National Vetting Bureau of An Garda Síochána and NYCI’S Child Protection Programme


National Youth Council of Ireland, 3 Montague Street, Dublin.



May 29, 2023
11:30 am - 1:30 pm IST


National Youth Council of Ireland
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