We have all been intensely waiting to see when EPSO will start to release some new competitions.
Today EPSO posted some promising news concerning two highly anticipated competitions, as well as, some great news for Graduate Administrator (AD5) candidates concerning their Case Study exams.
There are whispers of other competitions in the pipeline as well, but we'll bring you more news on these as details emerge.
The official Notice of Competition will be released in two weeks, on 25 June 2020.
Candidates will have the option of two grade levels - SC-1 and SC-2.
Specific details about the qualifications and experience required for each grade will be outlined in the official Notice of Competition.
The deadline for applications is set for 8 September 2020, giving you ample time to get your application together.
This competition is expected to be huge with many applicants and fierce competition, so make the most of this time over summer to perfect your pre-selection test performance. We have a whole library of methodology webinars available (many are FREE), as well as, practice question packages.
EU Training will hold a FREE 2020 EPSO Secretaries Exams - Information Webcast session on 25 June @ 12:30, to discuss the key elements of this competition and how best to prepare for each stage. Click here to register for this FREE event
If you haven't already, this would also be a great time to join the conversation and talk to other candidates about this competition via the EPSO AST and SC Exams Facebook Group.
Administrators in the field of European Law (AD5) competition
The official Notice of Competition will be released at the end of July, on 30 July 2020.
This is quite a unique competition, that will open up the opportunity for my candidates to apply that have qualifications in European Law.
We will have to wait for specific details about qualifications and exams until the official Notice of Competition is released, but do keep your eyes on this one - it's going to be big!
The application deadline will be on 15 September 2020, so there is plenty of time to perfect your application.
To get you up to speed over the summer with the ins-and-outs of each EPSO test you'll encounter we have a whole library of methodology webinars available (many are FREE), and special practice question packages will also be created for this competition once exam details are confirmed.
EU Training will hold a FREE 2020 EPSO European Law (AD5) Exams - Information Webcast session on 30 July @ 12:30, to discuss the key elements of this competition and how best to prepare for each stage. Click here to register for this FREE event
If you haven't already, this would also be a great time to join the conversation and talk to other candidates about this competition via the EPSO Administrators in European Law (AD5) Exams Facebook Group.
Graduate Administrator (AD5) competition
2019 EPSO Graduate Administrator (AD5) candidates that have successfully made it through to the Assessment Centre round of the competition will be pleased to hear that the Case Study exam has been scheduled for 2 September 2020.
The Case Study exam booking period will open on 17 July, and close on 24 July 2020.
This offers a fabulous amount of time to perfect your Case Study exam skills, with a great suite of resources:
- EPSO Case Study Exam Insights webinar recording
- Case Study exam simulations available in 5 LANGUAGES (17 Case Study simulations available in English, 5 in French and one in German, Italian and Spanish)
- Case Study exam Evaluations, with sample solutions for each of our exam simulations
Also, don't forget to take a look out our FREE Introduction To The EPSO Assessment Centre webinar recording for a good overview of each exercise that will take place on exam day.
As always, we will be keeping a close eye on EPSO's website for you, to bring you new developments as they emerge.