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Prison Officer Recruitment course

Prison Officer Recruitment Course Objectives

  • To ensure you are comfortable with the Prison Officer exam. format, particularly with the type of questions that are likely to be asked in the Prison Officer entry ability tests.
  • To help you understand the relevance of the various elements of the competition.
  • To guide you through the initial stages of the application.
  • To help you optimise your performance at each stage of the competition.

Learning Outcomes

Module 1 - Skills & Experiences Self-Assessment & Questionnaire

You will gain a deeper understanding of your own character and qualities and learn how to compare them with typical Prison Officer qualities. This will assist you in the preparation of the Skills Experience Questionnaire.

Module 2 - Verbal Reasoning

Develop the ability to understand written passages and the logical evaluation of an argument.

Module 3 - Numerical Reasoning

Develop the ability to work with numbers and solve numerical problems.

Module 4 - Research and Interview Techniques

Gives you practical advice on the best interview techniques and what the interview panel are looking for.

Prison Officer recruitment is changing to a rolling model within which there may be a number of recruitment cycles during any given year. The number of applicants for each cycle of the Prison Officer test will be limited and controlled on a "first come first served" basis.

Kilroy's College Prison Officer exam. preparation course will work successfully for you because you can:

  • Rely on our experience: For more than 20 years we have successfully helped candidates reach their highest placing in the Prison Officer test, and thereby ensuring that they reached stages 2 and 3.
  • Rely on our credibility: Our course works very successfully, recently a Kilroy's College student took first place overall and 14 of the top 100 candidates in the Prison Officer exam. were Kilroy's College students.
  • Start immediately: On enrolment, we can deliver your complete Prison Officer entry course to you on the next working day.
  • Understand process: Our unique course will give you a clear understanding of the whole selection process.
  • Practice over and over: This is not a once-off opportunity; you can practice over and over, as much as you like, because practice makes perfect.
  • Talk to our experienced Student Advisors: You will have our team of experienced Student Advisors to help and support you in studying for the Prison Officer exam.
  • Complete your studies at home: Maximise your study time and you can practice when you want to, as often as you want to, for the Prison Officer aptitude test.
  • Feel confident going in to the test: You will be able to approach the test knowing that you could not be better prepared, feeling confident of doing very well, and competing successfully
  • Read real recommendations: Read what our successful Prison Officer entry students had to say about our Prison Officer recruitment preparation course.


  • Our special Prison Officer entry course is the ideal solution for you to reach your highest place in Stage 1.
  • You still have enough time to be able to approach the Prison Officer test with confidence.
  • You complete your Prison Officer exam. course in your own home so no time is wasted on travel.
  • Enrol any day before noon and we can deliver your Prison Officer entry course the next day.
  • Our team of student advisors will be on hand if you have any queries.

The information provided regarding the Prison Officer recruitment selection process is from the previous Prison Officer Recruitment "Notes for Applicants and Conditions of Service" booklet. The full booklet is available for download at the Public Appointments Service website -

Take action now!

Remember, you can complete this Prison Officer Recruitment course within 10 to 20 hours of enrolling. So take your first step by contacting us today!

  • To receive more information, please order a free prospectus. Fill in your contact details and we will immediately send you a free copy of our complete prospectus along with an equiry pack.
  • You can enrol now for this Prison Officer Recruitment course with a credit card using our secure online enrolment form.

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