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Public Services Careers Course

This course will be of particular interest to Programme Implementers and Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs). Our courses/workshops promote positive personal, social and economic outcomes for learners and are directly linked to the high-level goals of SICAP. Providing your clients with the confidence & motivation to pursue a career in the public service. 

Our company has been providing preparation courses to members of the public for over 35 years. During this time, we have helped tens of thousands of candidates gain entry into various public service positions.  In recent years, we have been helping Local Development Companies with interventions through the delivery of customised workshops on their behalf with great success. We are committed to working with organisations to help them to continue their great work.

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Course Content

The course is suitable for those considering entry into a variety of different public service careers including An Garda Síochána, Clerical Officers, Prison Officers, Paramedics, etc. as well as private companies like Lidl, Aldi, ESB, eir, and any other company that uses psychometric tests as part of their recruitment process.

Day Session (in person or via live webinar)

Full day session delivered by our expert tutor

What's covered

  • Public Service Recruitment Overview
  • Assessment Questionnaires
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Competency Based Interviews


Comprehensive workbook for attendees

What's included

  • Assessment Questionnaires
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Competency Based Interviews

All workbooks are printed using 100% recycled paper.

E-Learning Platform

Attendees are provided with 12 months access to our award winning e-Learning Platform.

What's included

  • View instructional video lessons that will coach you to perform well in psychometric tests
  • Practice timed and untimed tests
  • In-depth competency-based interview module to help you prepare for any interview
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Additional Information

How much does the course cost?

The cost of the course is €3,000. This includes the full day session, course materials, and 12 months access for each attendee.

How long is the course?

We can deliver the course in-person or via a live webinar session. Our course generally runs from 10.00am – 6.00pm. We would break for an hour at 1.15pm and for 15 minutes each at 11.30am and 4.00pm. However, we are flexible to your needs and can adapt the timeframe as required.

When would the course take place?

We would liaise with you to decide on the preferred date. Access to the e-Learning platform would be for 12-months from this date.

How many trainers deliver the course?

One of the following two trainers would run the workshop:

Who organises the venue/refreshments?

The venue and refreshments are the responsibility of the partnership company.

What type of room is required? Is it classroom style, theatre style, u-shape?

For in person sessions, classroom style setup with a capacity for a maximum of 50 attendees (40) would be required.

What other equipment is required for the classroom courses, e.g., projectors, etc?

The room would require a projector screen at the top of the room. We could provide a projector, but we would not be able to transport a projector screen.

What experience does your company have?

We have been providing preparation to students since 1987. During this time, we have prepared tens of thousands of students for assessments and interviews for entry into various careers.

Do you provide other courses?

Yes. We are flexible to your needs. If you require a particular course or have a particular need please get in touch and we would be happy to discuss options.

Course Outcome

Attendees finish the course with a sense of achievement and the confidence and motivation to apply for public service recruitment competitions.

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How to Book

If you would like to book our course or discuss it further please simply contact our office and we will be delighted to speak with you. 

PHONE:  028-22977

FREEPHONE 1800 212 212