Career Services-The Entrance Exam Experts provide preparation courses for clerical officer aptitude tests. Our courses have been used by candidates for various national and other clerical officer competitions and have been of great benefit to candidates entering these kinds of recruitment campaigns.
2018 Clerical Officers National Competition
Recruitment Campaign for the Civil Service
Clerical Officer National Recruitment Competitions
The Clerical Officer Competition is a national competition that recruits administrative staff into various government departments in the Public Service. The PAS (Public Appointments Service) is the centralised recruiter for the Civil Service. They run competitions to establish panels of suitably qualified individuals from which various vacancies may be filled.
What is the Role of a Clerical Officer?
Clerical Officer Selection Tests
Applications are made through the Public Appointments Service website when a competition is launched. After applying, candidates are entered into the selection process and will need to complete a number of stages. The first of these stages can comprise of an online questionnaire and assessment tests. These assessment tests can include; numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning and clerical checking. Later stages will usually require attendance at a test/interview venue. See here to learn more about the stages of the Recruitment Process
Importance of Preparation
How to prepare for the Clerical Officer Aptitude Tests?
Our renowned day courses
Our renowned preparation day courses have been developed based on the most commonly used tests from large scale competitions in Ireland over the last number of years. We have over 30 years of industry experience and have helped thousands of candidates just like you succeed at their selection tests. Our day courses are excellent preparation for anyone applying to the national competitions and indeed other regional and smaller clerical officer competitions such as HSE, County Council and various others.
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Our online course
We also have an online course available for those that cannot attend a day course. This comprehensive online course features online practice tests which help candidates familiarise themselves with the format and style of questioning that have been used in various national clerical officer competitions. The course comprises of our exclusive online practice tests through our e-learning platform and covers verbal comprehension, numerical reasoning and error checking.
The Benefits of working in the Public Sector
- Job security, typically once a candidate is hired they tend to stay within the Public Sector
- Permanent and pensionable career
- Opportunities for promotion and advancement
- Further Education Opportunities
- Challenging and rewarding work in a team environment
- Responsibility of working in a Government Dept
- Pay scale
Who is the Clerical Officer Recruitment Campaign open to?
Intending candidates must possess the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role and be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard while also fulfilling citizenship, health and character requirements. A full list of eligibility criteria is available from the Public Appointments Service website when a recruitment campaign is launched.
Clerical Officer Recruitment Campaign Preparation