Garda Vetting:

All students are Garda Vetted in advance of going out on placement. Students are given a letter confirming their vetting which needs to be given to the principal on the first observation day. All queries relating to Garda Vetting can be directed to For advice and guidance as to vetting process and documentation required please visit

The University of Limerick has a Public Liability Insurance Policy. Brokers advise that the liability of a student teacher for injury arising from a claim that he/she was negligent in the course of his/her duties is covered under the terms of this policy. If you need additional information in this regard please contact or 061 202496.