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Psychometric and Competency Assessment Training

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 20 February 2020
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, D04 R3N2, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €150
    Non-Members: €230

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

    Please note, this training is also taking place on Friday, 14 February 2020.

  • CPD Credit
    3 hours   C4

Workshop Overview

As the Public Appointment Service competition for Senior Executive Engineers and Senior Engineers moves to the interview stage, Engineers Ireland will host a morning workshop on interview skills focusing on the Public Appointment Service's current recruitment and selection process.

Workshop Programme

The workshop will be delivered by Graham Morris of Connexus Recruit and will cover:

  • Psychometric Testing: practical advice and solutions on how pass the verbal, numerical, and management scenarios questionnaire
  • Competency Planning using the S.T.A.R technique
  • The Selling of YOU – how to perform at interview, using an Elevator Pitch Format

The workshop will provide opportunities to review, refine and practice your competency examples and elevator pitch.

Who Should Attend?

The workshop has been designed to give delegates participating in the PAS competition an insight into the principles of the PAS recruitment process and competency based interview techniques.

Facilitator's profile

Graham Morris

Graham Morris is Founder and Managing Director of Connexus Recruit. He has over 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, and has worked with some of the best-regarded recruiters in Ireland and the UK.


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20 February 2020


"Excellent course and instructor"

"Very good and relevant to the interview"

"Excellent course, content, and presentation"

"Excellent tutor"

"Exceeded my expectations"

"More than met my expectations. [This course has] given me a lift/confidence"

"Thoroughly comprehensive"

"Very well delivered and relevant"

Laurence Lett, Wexford County Council: "Very good course, very clear and definitive on the expectations for the interview process"


Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.