When will the next Garda recruitment competition take place?


The most recent Garda recruitment campaign closed on March 16th 2022. The force recruited on a regular basis pre-pandemic in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and most recently in 2022. Budget 2023 announced funding for a 1,000 new Gardaí into Templemore next year and a new Garda recruitment campaign is expected to be launched in early 2023.

You can start preparing for the next Garda campaign now with our Stage 1 course. You will have access to the course up until after the Stage 1 assessments of the next Garda campaign whenever that may be. Those that apply when a Garda recruitment competition opens will be required to undertake aptitude tests in Stage 1 of the competition. Start preparing for success at your Stage 1 aptitude tests with our renowned Stage 1 ULTIMATE Preparation course today!

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