Increasingly in recent years Aptitude Tests are being used as part of the selection process for many careers. One such career is the Defence Forces Army Recruit Competition where the test determines whether or not applicants are cleared to the interview stage of the selection process. Performance of candidates in aptitude tests can be improved in a number of ways. These include exposure to tests (I.e. seeing tests in advance), by practice and by being taught good test technique. Throughout the course good test technique will be taught and developed.

Types of Tests Covered 
Types of tests that will be covered on the course will be :

Verbal Reasoning, Understanding Directions, Numerical Reasoning etc.
Emphasis will be placed on tests similar to those used in previous competitions for the selection of Cadets and on tests, which assess skills relevant to the position of Cadet in the Defence Forces.

If for any reason the Defence Forces Aptitude Test changes Test Preparations will make such amendments as are necessary to our preparation courses to ensure that we continue to deliver the highest quality programmed possible.

A recent survey of previous Test Preparations course participants showed a 97% success rate at Stage 1 of the selection process, many of whom were in the top one hundred places.

Not only do we cover material very similar to what appears on the actual aptitude test but we also explain it in such a way that participants can apply what they learn to any type of questions which appear on the actual test.

Next course Commences for Army Recruit:


Morgan Hotel Fleet St Temple Bar Dublin 2


Saturday 19th September 2015
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM



Discount to PDF Member’s Families & RDF Members
Tel: 01-902 05 66

Light refreshments will be available during breaks throughout the weekend.

As there are a limited number of places available on the course (maximum 30 students) these will be allocated to those who book first. If applicants cannot be facilitated on a course, due to over subscription, deposits will be returned, or at the applicant’s request be used to reserve a place on a future course.

Test Preparations have been holding these courses at the Dublin Tutorial Centre since 1996 and during this time have had an extremely high success rate at both the Aptitude test and Interview stages of the selection process.

Qualifications Test Preparations Instructors are qualified teachers, holding either an Honors or Masters Degree and Higher Diploma in Education. In addition to this our principal Instructor, Paul O’Reilly is qualified in test administration to British Psychometric Society Standards.
Course Venue

Contact Paul at :Tel. 01 9020566