Garda IP Course Content

Garda IP allows you to take benefit from the years of knowledge, expertise and understanding offered by a former high-ranking officer who understands what An Garda Síochana seek in a candidate.

With a success rate of over 97% Garda IP will help you to maximise your chances and allow you to present yourself in the best light from initial application to panel interview.

Garda IP offers a tailored service for the following:

  • Assistance with initial application to make the best impression at Stage 1
  • Advice on all stages of Garda Selection process
  • One-to-one tuition sessions to prepare for Stage 3 interview

Garda IP offers the service to the following potential candidates:

  • People who wish be considered as candidates to join An Garda Síochana
  • People who wish to join the Garda reserves
  • Current Garda reserve members who wish to join the full-time Garda force
  • Currently serving members of An Garda Síochana who wish to pursue promotion or internal posts within the force
The Garda IP Course content will cover the following:
  • Step-by-step guidance and direction for completing the Application Form including suggested examples for each competency – note: examples will also be relevant for those candidates’ that have already submitted the form.
  • Suggested examples for completing the Application Form – note: examples will also be relevant for those candidates’ that have already submitted the form.
  • Professional advice for preparing for the interview i.e. best interview techniques and direction on what the interview board wants from each candidate and how they will assess you.
  • Practical advice for perfecting your performance on the day. How to structure your responses to the questions. Insider tips on how stronger scoring candidates answer the questions.
  • Mock Interview – candidates are invited to participate in a simulated interview with the course director. Probing questions and how to respond to them. Mock interviews are then critiqued and analysed with feedback from the course director.
  • Frequently Asked Questions and Model Answers for each candidate. Competencies and skill areas are probed, analysed and discussed in depth.