Stage 2 Assessment Centre

Stage 2 Assessment Centre

Why Choose GardaIP?

  • Comprehensive 25+ hours of study
  • Created by expert tutors – Noel-John McLoughlin is qualified to British Psychological Society standards in Psychometric Testing
  • Timed tests to mirror Test conditions
  • Practice at your own pace around your own schedule – in your own home!
  • Slick and professional online learning platform – can be used on any device
  • Expertly designed by former Superintendent Noel McLoughlin
  • Our tutorials are sharp, concise, and mirror the conditions you will encounter with the real thing with the Public Appointments Service

Tutorial 1 – Verbal Reasoning

  • The Verbal Reasoning Test measures your ability to understand written passages and the logical evaluation of an argument. In this test you are given a passage of text that is followed by several statements. Your task is to evaluate the statements in light of the information or opinions contained in the passage and to select your answer.
  • Our comprehensive Tutorial includes:
  • Overview of the Test including expert tips, common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • 13 x Timed Tests
  • Instant Feedback

Tutorial 2 – Inductive Logical Reasoning

  • The Inductive Logical Reasoning Tests are designed to test your abstract skills. Like all exams, there are techniques that may be applied to optimise your performance. This tutorial is designed to demonstrate these techniques and assist you to understand and apply them.
  • Our comprehensive Tutorial includes:
  • Overview of the Test including expert tips, common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Expert Strategy Videos
  • 37 x Timed Tests with Answers and Instant Feedback
  • Covers all formats of Logical Reasoning Tests including the Tests used by the PAS in 2019

Tutorial 3 – Job Simulation

  • The Job Simulation Test attempts to identify what you would most likely do in a typical situation that you could face as a Garda Trainee. The scenarios reflect critical aspects of the job where a Garda has to use initiative and make judgements so as to provide a good service and show the ability make decisions.
  • Our comprehensive Tutorial includes:
  • Overview of the Test including expert tips, common pitfalls, and how to avoid them
  • Marking Structure
  • Sample Tests
  • 6 x Timed Tests with the rationale behind each answer
  • Instant Feedback

Tutorial 4 – Report Writing

  • This module will assist you in preparation of the Report Writing exercise that you will be required to undertake during the course of the assessment.  We cannot emphasise enough the requirement to adequately prepare for this test. In short it demands practice.
  • Our comprehensive Tutorial includes:
  • Overview of Report Writing
  • Marking Structure
  • How to Structure a Report e.g. using rough work, layout, sequence, grammar etc
  • 6 x Report Writing Exercises
  • Model Reports