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Results are out for Stage 1 of the Garda Trainee campaign. Please check your personal email and/or your message box on to see whether you were successful. Candidates have been placed into three Bands. Those placed in Band 1 only at this stage have been invited to progress to Stage 2 of the selection process.

The selection process

The recruitment process contains 5 stages over an extended period of time:-

  • Stage 1: Assessment Questionnaire & Tests (online only)
    These tests are expected to commence in mid January 2014. The Assessment Questionnaire will collate information on the applicant's achievements, interests and experiences and will also contain an Equality Monitoring questionnaire.
  • Stage 2: Assessment Tests (online only)
    The Assessment Tests will be in the form of verbal and abstract reasoning tests. Candidates will be ranked based on their answers and those rankest the highest will be called to the next stage of the selection process.
  • Stage 3: Assessment Centre (supervised)
  • Stage 4: Interview
  • Stage 5: Vetting, Medical Examination, Physical Competence Test etc.

Our unique Garda test course has a proven, very successful track record. We know which preparation yields the best results in this Garda recruitment test. It is now completely updated and totally relevant to the current Garda exam.

In addition to our home study course, Kilroy's College will be running 1-day Garda Recruitment Workshops in Dublin. For further information please visit 1-day Garda Workshop page or call Student Services on (01) 639 4660.

We can prepare you to be ready to face the Garda aptitude test with confidence so that the whole selection process becomes clearer to you. Remember only the highest placed candidates in stage one can go to stage two of recruitment.

Getting Started

You can enrol on-line, or return your enrolment form to us by freepost, or enrol by credit/debit card over the phone. You will then receive everything you need in your study pack.

Sample questions/model answers

This home study course contains everything you need to be well prepared on the big day. Over 300 sample questions with model answers and a complete mock, timed test are included.

Garda Recruitment course contents

Rely on our experience:

For more than 20 years we have successfully helped candidates reach their highest placing in the Garda test, and thereby ensuring that they reached stages 2 and 3.

Our home study course is the best value course on the market today!

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The mock test within the Garda preparation course was very helpful. - placed 424th

Edward M.
Student n° GD 12201

I found the Garda Preparation course very, very helpful. Each module was well presented and gave me a greater understanding of an Garda Siochana.

Desmond H.
Student n° GDA14211

If I did not have this Garda Preparation course I would not have scored so highly in the test - Placed 48th

Eileen M.
Student n° GDA8683

Your Garda Preparation course made the actual test feel very familiar and a lot less stressful. - placed 990th

Glenn A.
Student n° GD14115

Your Garda preparation course helped me greatly with my timekeeping and gave me a taste of what to expect in the real examination.

Linda S.
Student n° GD 12447