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Garda Recruitment Stage 1 course

Garda Recruitment Stage 1 Ireland

Summer Learning - 50% OFF

Delivery method: Online
Duration: 20 to 25 hours
Price: €295 €149 - 50% OFF

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An Garda Síochána, in conjunction with the Public Appointments Service, opened a recruitment competition for Garda trainees on the 15th January 2024. Applicants are first invited to complete a series of online aptitude tests and assessments. You can start preparing for the next Garda recruitment campaign now with our Garda Stage 1 online course.

The competition is NOW OPEN from today - Closing Date: 3:00pm Thursday 8th Febuary 2024

An Garda Síochána is seeking to attract candidates from across society and with a wide variety of skills to join An Garda Síochána.

Key Dates;

Overview of Garda Trainee selection process:

  • Online Application: the closing date for receipt of applications through PAS is 3pm on 8th Febuary 2024
  • Stage 1: Online Assessments will commence in March 2024
  • Stage 2: Interviews & Other Assessments will run commence April 2024

The Stage 1 is comprised of the following:

Part A - Assessment Questionnaire

This online questionnaire is split into two sections:

  • First section is series personality profile statements which requires rate on sliding scale
  • The second section is a series of questions related to scenarios that may be encountered while working as An Garda

This test is appox. 1 hour long.

Part B - Aptitude Tests

The aptitude tests can be comprises of the following:

  • Verbal comprehension
  • Numerical assessment tests

Each test is approx. 15 to 25 minutes long.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted via the PAS website. A full list of eligibility criteria can be found in the official Information Booklet released by the Public Appointments Service

Applicants will undergo an exhaustive and highly competitive selection process. Our online test preparation course will help you to get test ready and boost your scores at Stages 1-3 of the competition.

Getting Started

Enrol online quickly and securely or over the phone. You will then get immediate access to the full online Garda Recruitment course.

Sample questions/model answers

This home study course has been fully updated for the 2023 competition and contains everything you need to be well prepared on day of the tests. Over 300 sample questions with model answers and a complete mock, timed test are included.

Garda Recruitment course contents

Rely on our experience:

We have successfully helped candidates reach their highest placing in the Garda test for more than 20 years - ensuring that they progress onto Stages 2 and 3 of the competition.

Our home study course is the best value course on the market today! Enrol today and make the difference to your test preparation for all stages of the competition!

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