Online Training Sessions

Focused heavily on the practical side of the EPSO exams, EU Training’s online training sessions are designed to enhance a candidate’s confidence by simulating EPSO test conditions before the real thing through personalised feedback from our experts and interactive, collaborative learning.

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Platform ClickmeetingTime zone Europe/Brussels
25 May 202410:00 - 17:30Europe/Brussels
András Kőrizs 's picture
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25 May

€177.00 

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This training session will be held online through your EU Training account, details will be sent when you register. 

Feeling a little nervous about your upcoming EPSO Computer-Based Tests? 

EU Training’s virtual workshops are designed to help calm nerves and build candidates’ confidence by simulating EPSO test conditions before the real thing.

This full-day training session will cover each of the three key EPSO computer-based tests (Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, and Abstract Reasoning), and offers the opportunity to ask questions throughout from our highly experienced instructor.

During the workshop you will dive into the methodology of each test, get valuable tips and tricks, and then apply this knowledge with practical simulations for each test type. 

IMPORTANT: The event will only take place if we have at least 8 participants 2 days before the date of the event.

What's included?

  • Reasoning skills training for the EPSO Computer-Based Tests
  • Covering Verbal, Numerical and Abstract Reasoning Tests 
  • EPSO test methodology and preparation
  • EPSO Computer-Based Test simulation for each type of test
  • Presented by our resident reasoning skills expert
  • Interactive session with Q&A throughout

What is the schedule? (timing and planning is indicative)

  • 10:00 – 11:00     Verbal Reasoning Test Methodology & Tips
  • 11:00 – 12:00     Verbal Reasoning Test Simulation + evaluation of answers

ONE HOUR BREAK

  • 13:00 – 14:00     Master The EPSO Numerical Reasoning Test
  • 14:00 – 15:00     Numerical Reasoning Test Simulation + evaluation of answers

30 MINUTE BREAK

  • 15:30 – 16:30     Abstract Reasoning Test Methodology & Tips
  • 16:30 – 17:30     Abstract Reasoning Test Simulation + evaluation of answers

How can I apply?

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to the right and proceed to checkout for payment.
  • We will send notification emails with detailed instructions before the event.

IMPORTANT: 

  • Email notifications will be sent to the email connected with the EU Training account you use to register for this training session. 
  • Check your spam folder  if you do not receive an 'Registration' email after registering for the session.

Who should attend?

  • Relevant for CAST candidates or EPSO candidates of any competition preparing for a computer-based test.

Who is the trainer?

Andras KŐRIZS

  • EU Training EPSO computer-based tests trainer.
  • Has undertaken and successfully passed the EPSO selection exams on a number of occasions.
  • Experienced teacher and coach, specialising in reasoning skills tests.

What do past participants say about this training session?

  • "Yes, I would recommend this training because it's very useful to benefit from the knowledge of someone with experience instead of losing yourself in books as a first timer; I prefer to first be 'coached' by someone online or in-person, and only after then I would start practicing on my own." (Andreea from Romania, attended 11 March 2023)
  • "This training session gave me a good background to start preparing for the EPSO exams.The trainer delved into details and was very attentive to each of our questions." (Nino from Italy, attended 11 March 2023)
Platform ZoomTime zone Europe/Brussels
28 May 202412:30 - 14:30Europe/Brussels
Malene Bresson's picture
5

28 May

€159.00 

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Are you preparing for the Committee of the Regions internal competition?

Then this Competency-Based Interview (CBI) simulation is for you! This training session takes an interactive approach, aiming to help you, the candidate, build your confidence for exam day by simulating interview conditions. The valuable strategic tips provided by our EPSO expert will build awareness of where you stand in your preparation process and the areas that need improvement.

IMPORTANT: The training session will only take place if there are at least 4 participants 2 days before the event date - maximum 6 participants per session.

What's included?

  • 2-hour training session focused on the Competency-Based Interview for the CoR competition
  • CBI simulation: each participant will be asked 'likely' interview questions and have a go in the 'hot seat' at least once
  • Recording of your answers to the interview questions, for personal use only
  • Feedback and advice from one of EU Training's expert coaches
  • Small group for maximum interaction
  • Tailored to collective learning and group feedback.

How can I apply to and access it?

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to the right and proceed to checkout for payment
  • After purchase confirmation it will appear on your Dashboard in the MY CLASSROOM TRAININGS section
  • The training session will be held online using the Zoom platform
  • You will receive a link an hour before the session starts.
  • Training materials required during the session will be shared digitally

Who should attend?

  • Candidates preparing for Competency-Based Interview component of the Internal Competition launched by the Committee of the Regions

Who is the trainer?

  • Ms. Malene Bresson, EU Training Assessment Centre Coach
  • 20+ years experience in HR law and communication.
  • 10+ years of leadership and management experience in the public/private sector
  • Trained Life and Business Coach
Platform ZoomTime zone Europe/Brussels
28 May 202412:30 - 14:30Europe/Brussels
Juliette Piriou's picture
6

28 May

€159.00 

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Getting ready for your European Commission's Internal Competition Oral Test?

For candidates who will have an Oral Test phase in their Internal Competition, this session focuses on preparing for the Interview component (does not focus on the Oral Presentation).

Taking an interactive approach, the aim is to help build confidence by simulating test conditions. Participants will have the opportunity to practice the interview with one of our experts. The valuable strategic tips provided will build awareness of where participants stand in their preparation progress.

Please note: This training session does NOT cover the Oral Presentation component of the Oral Test. There are separate training sessions for the Oral Presentation.

This training session will be conducted in English only.

IMPORTANT: The class will only take place if there are at least 4 participants 2 days before the date of the event. Maximum number is 6.

What's included?

  • Preparation focused on the Interview
  • Practical tips on how to strategically prepare for the Interview (Motivation, Field-Related & General Competencies mentioned in the Annex I)
  • Interactive Interview simulation with debrief and feedback.
  • Each participant will be asked to answer a number of 'likely' interview questions and have a go in the 'hot seat' at least once
  • Recording of each participant's answers to interview questions, for personal use only
  • Session hosted by one of our EPSO experts
  • Limited to a small group of six to seven participants for maximum interaction
  • Tailored to collective learning and group feedback.

How can I apply?

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to the right and proceed to checkout for payment
  • Online sessions will take place using the Zoom platform.
  • The zoom link to the live training session will be sent one hour before the start time
  • Notification emails with full details and requirements will be sent once the session is confirmed.

IMPORTANT: 

  • Email notifications will be sent to the email connected with the EU Training account you use to register for this training session. 
  • Check your spam folder  if you do not receive an 'Registration' email after registering for the session.

Who should attend?

  • Candidates from all levels and fields participating in the European Commission's Internal Competitions.

Who is the trainer?

  • Juliette Piriou, EPSO AC coach
  • Specialised in career development and assessment centres
  • For the past six years she has helped dozens of successful candidates prepare and pass the EPSO exams. 
  • Background in psychology and a master's degree in coaching

What do past participants say?

"I strongly recommend this service. The trainers have high level of expertise and experience. I have received valuable tailored feedback and guidance, which give me solid foundation and confidence for the actual interview." (participant from 15 February 2023 Interview Simulation)

"The presentation was very well structured and gave the attendees enough space for questions." (Anna from Italy participated on 28 July 2023)

Platform ZoomTime zone Europe/Brussels
30 May 202412:30 - 14:30Europe/Brussels
Malene Bresson's picture
6

30 May

€159.00 

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Getting ready for the European Commission's Internal Competition Oral Test?

This session is heavily focused on and simulates the Oral Presentation component of the upcoming European Commision's Internal Competitions’ Oral Test. Our highly experienced instructor will explain the underpinning principles of the Oral Presentation and share hands-on tips and tricks to optimise your performance during the actual test.

While becoming better at presenting takes a lot of practice, this course will provide practical ideas to make your oral presentation more memorable by applying a few simple techniques. Apart from tips on improving the content of the presentation or interview skills best practices, you will have a chance to present as well and listen to presentations by the other participants.

Please note: This training session does NOT cover the Interview component of the Oral Test. There are separate training sessions for the Interview part.

This training session will be conducted in English only.

IMPORTANT: The class will only take place if there are at least 4 participants 2 days before the date of the event. Maximum number is 6.

What's included?

  • Preparation focused on the Oral Presentation
  • Practical tips on how to strategically prepare for the Oral Presentation
  • Interactive Oral Presentation simulation with debrief and feedback.
  • You will be asked to prepare a short presentation (topics will be announced at the session, no prerequisites needed) and have a go in the 'hot seat' once
  • 10 minutes preparation time 
  • 15 minutes presentation + feedback
  • A recording of your presentation
  • Session hosted by one of our EPSO experts
  • Limited to a small group of six participants for maximum interaction
  • Tailored to collective learning and group feedback.

How can I apply?

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to the right and proceed to checkout for payment
  • The online training session will take place with Zoom, you will receive the link to the session on the day, one hour before the start time.
  • We will send notification emails with detailed instructions on how to join 

IMPORTANT: 

  • Email notifications will be sent to the email connected with the EU Training account you use to register for this training session. 
  • Check your spam folder  if you do not receive an 'Registration' email after registering for the session.

Who should attend?

  • Candidates participating in the European Commission’s Internal Competitions.

Who is the trainer?

  • Ms. Malene Bresson, EU Training Assessment Centre Coach
  • 20+ years experience in HR law and communication.
  • 10+ years of leadership and management experience in the public/private sector
  • Trained Life and Business Coac

 

CAN'T FIND WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR? New training sessions are added regularly - check back soon!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Only full payment of the participation fee will secure a place at the training session.
  • Once you pay you will receive a payment and registration confirmation, but the training session may not be confirmed yet.
  • A training session is only confirmed once minimum numbers are reached and a confirmation email is sent.
  • Master The EPSO Computer-Based Tests training sessions:
    • Maximum 30 participants 
    • Minimum 8 participants needed to confirm
  • Two-hour Online Training Sessions (CBI, SCBI, Oral Presentation, Interview):
    • Minimum 4 participants needed to confirm
    • Maximum number 6 (this may vary - see specific training session descriptions)
  • If the number of registered attendees does not reach the minimum number the training session will be cancelled.
  • You will receive an email notification about the cancellation. You will be offered the option of a refund, virtual euros or moving the registration to another date.
  • Cancellation policy
    • If you cancel up to 8 working days before the virtual training session's date: 100% refund
    • If you cancel  7-6 working days before the virtual training session's date: 50% refund
    • If you cancel in 5 or less working days before the virtual training session's date: no refund
  • EU Training reserves the right to cancel the event at any time. In this case EU Training will refund the participation fee in full.
  • Unlimited Revision
  • Practice / Exam mode
  • Realistic Simulations
  • 24 Hour Support

"Very useful tips and things to take into account when preparing for the exam. Very clear explanations from the trainer and good to (hopefully) relduce some stress before the actual exam."

Mastering the EU Commission's Internal Competition Oral Test | IN-PERSON Classroom Training | 26 May 2023

Marina from italy

"Precise organised structured, very good examples of how to proceed, what to exclude and how to deal with time restrictions. I would recommend this session because of the very good material, it was easy to handle, good live session and many examples given."

Pre-Selection Personal Coaching with Thomas Williams  | 7 September 2022

Sofia from Greece

"The presentation was very well structured and gave the attendees enough space for questions. Malene was very clear and provided extended explanations for any question or doubt. EU Training is an excellent tool to prepare for EPSO competitions (and internal competitions)."

European Commission Internal Competition | Interview Simulation | 28 July 2023

Anna from Italy

I need some general information on the EPSO (EU Career) competitions.

Not sure how EPSO competitions work? Or what the difference is between and EPSO competition and CAST?

Check out the New To EU Exams section to get clarification on the EPSO selection procedures.

If you have specific questions or need free advice, please contact us directly any time!

What services do you offer on this website?

EU Training offers a huge variety of products and services to assist with your EPSO preparation.

Online EPSO exam practice

  • practice questions available for all types of EPSO competitions and CAST
  • simulates the real EPSO test-taking conditions

EPSO Case Study Simulations

  • simulates this EPSO test, including the strict time limits
  • Evaluation available (in English and French ONLY) - get direct feedback from an expert
  • 19 Case studies available in English
  • 5 case studies available in French
  • 1 case study each available in German, Spanish and Italian (no evaluation available for these).

EPSO Classroom Training Sessions

Our classes are held by professional trainers who are EPSO experts. Focused heavily on the practical side of the EPSO exams, these training sessions are designed to enhance a candidate’s confidence by simulating EPSO test conditions before the real thing. EU Training not only offers classes tailored to the various EPSO competitions but also provides EPSO Computer-Based Test training for CAST and all EPSO competitions.

Personal coaching sessions

We help EPSO candidates improve their performance on their exams through one-on-one personal coaching services. Reasoning Skills, EU Career Interviews (was EPSO Assessment Centre) and Middle Management coaching sessions are available via Skype or in-person in Brussels (face-to-face). Candidates will receive focused attention and tailored guidance from expert instructors to prepare for any stage of the EPSO selection process, and boost their EPSO exam performance. Application Assistance services are also offered when applying for a new EPSO competition.

Webinars

EU Training holds many LIVE methodology webinar sessions hosted by EPSO experts and offers a vast library of webinar recordings to help you through every stage of the EPSO selection process, including:

  • the EPSO Computer-Based Tests
  • the EPSO Case Study
  • EPSO interviews
  • ... and even how to get an EU job once you're on the Reserve List.

Free EPSO Info Webcasts

When EPSO releases a new Notice of Competition we help break it down by highlighting the most important details:

  • the application process
  • eligibility requirements
  • best preparation methods for EPSO competitions.

This is a great way to get access to vital information to help you excel in your upcoming EPSO competition and achieve your EU career dreams. EU Training webcasts are always free and the recordings are available to view with or without an EU Training account.

eBooks

We are constantly expanding our eBook collection to offer valuable reading materials that delve deep into key EPSO exams topics. Download all our eBooks for free.

E-learning materials

We keep you posted about the latest EPSO news and developments, and offer valuable advice with our Tips & Tricks articles to tackle tricky EPSO topics, so you can use these insights to your advantage the next time you take an EPSO exam.

EU Jobs

Looking for an EU Job? Scan through our comprehensive list of currently available EU agencies jobs. Also, have all the latest EU employment opportunities sent straight to your inbox by subscribing to our EU JOBS newsletter to get updates every two weeks on upcoming EPSO competitions and job vacancies at EU Institutions.

EU Training Customer Support Team

Last, but definitely not least, our Customer Support is here to help with any website or EPSO related queries - and beyond! Never hesitate to contact us!

We hope you will utilise our ever expanding services and find them usefel, even vital, in your EPSO exam preparation.

How can I register on the EU Training website? Where is the registration form?

You can register on our website for free via the following link.

Once you register you will have access to a vast library of FREE content, such as many of our Webinars and e-books, and you will also be able to make purchases.

What forms of payment are accepted? Is payment safe?

Regarding payment, the system will offer you online credit card payment (immediate access), payment via PayPal (immediate access) or Virtual Euro Account (immediate access).

Online credit card payment: (immediate access)

Accepted cards:  Mastercard, Visa (please note that Visa Electron card is not always supported).

Credit card payment is real-time, the transaction is secured by a 128-bit SSL coded system, verified by the most trusted seal, Verisign and provided by the two leading payment providers, PayPal and Realex Payments.

Virtual Euro Account: (immediate access)

Sometimes we offer customers virtual euros as a form of compensation, reward or as a special deal. If you have been allocated virtual euros by us you can use that amount to pay for your next purchase, or pay for a part of it (if you don't have enough virtual euros on your account) and pay for the rest via the other methods.

For further information, please check our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy or feel free to contact us anytime.

What happens if I get disconnected during an online Classroom Training session?

Write to Customer Support immediately - our agents are always on hand monitoring live events - and they will help solve the issue.

 

How many times can I use a question? And how many times can I revise a test?

Our questions have no expiration date, your question balance has no expiration date. You can compose new tests as long as you have new questions on your account, and you can revise previous tests without any time limitation.

We created a system that helps your EU exam preparation in the best possible way:

  • After you buy an exam preparation package, you can use these questions to create new tests in any composition and language you wish.
  • Once you launch a new test, the number of questions that you put in there will be deducted from your account and you can use each question once, similarly to a test book where you mark your answer options.
  • However, as a special gift to our customers, we created a system where you can re-take any of your previously composed tests as many times as you like (you can do this by finding the test you wish to re-take via the Practice Activity block of your Dashboard).
  • You can monitor your progress via the Statistics block as well.
  • After submitting or re-taking a test, you can revise all your previous tests in Review mode which includes an option to turn off the 'Explanation' feature to further improve the revision experience.
  • Moreover, revision is not limited in any way. You may revise previous tests and questions for an unlimited period and for an unlimited number of times.

How do I buy test questions in the language I want to practice in?

When buying question packages, you are buying a quota of questions from our database and not specific questions. This means that in the Start New Test block you can choose which language(s) you want to do your practice tests in. You do not pick this up at the time of purchase.

TIP: make sure you click on the little (i) in the table on the Products tab to see how many questions we have in a particular language per test so you don’t over-purchase.