Bank of Ireland Advisor Hiring Process - JobTestPrep
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What's Included

  • 42 Abstract and inductive reasoning tests
  • 10 Spatial reasoning practice tests
  • 45 Numerical tests and drills 
  • 31 Verbal reasoning tests
  • 18 Assessment preparation tests
  • Interview preparation 
  • 6 Study guides for different subjects
  • 14 Video tutorials


JobTestPrep helps you in preparing for Bank of Ireland's recruitment processes. The preparation package is designed for the analyst position to offer you an in-depth understanding of the required online aptitude tests and competency-based interviews.

Bank of Ireland Advisor Hiring Process

Bank of Ireland’s hiring process has three stages. After submitting your CV, you will be invited to complete the online numerical and verbal aptitude tests. You might also be asked to complete further online aptitude tests, such as logical and spatial reasoning tests. Upon successfully completing the tests, you will participate in a competency-based interview.

Read on and learn about how to prepare for the competitive recruitment process.

Bank of Ireland Graduate Scheme Assessment Tests

Bank of Ireland’s hiring process includes the completion of numerical and verbal reasoning tests. 

Numerical Reasoning Test

The numerical reasoning test assesses your ability to comprehend numerical data. You will receive information in the form of charts, graphs, and tables. To answer the multiple-choice questions, you must calculate percentages, ratios and inflation changes.

Verbal Reasoning Test

In the verbal reasoning test, you are expected to evaluate written information. You must evaluate passages of text and answer statements correspond to each paragraph. Typically, you will either have to choose the right answer(s)or decide if the statement is true, false, or indeterminable based on the text.


Other Tests You May Face

You can be asked to pass further assessment tests:

  • Spatial Reasoning: These tests assess your orientation skills in two dimensional and three-dimensional spaces.
  • Abstract Reasoning: These tests require you to display your skill to draw assumptions and conclusions based on information provided in the form of symbols or matrices

Practice Tests for You

Get practice tests that follow the content of Bank of Ireland tests. Our practice packs provide a holistic preparation journey, with full-length tests, explanations, score reports, tutorials, and PDF guides. Start practising today and increase your chances of landing an advisor position. 

Bank of Ireland Advisor Interview Questions

In your interview with Bank of Ireland, you should expect questions focusing on your competencies, such as collaboration, problem-solving, and customer relations.Come prepared with answers about your experience addressing situations which relate to key advisor competencies. Advisor positions require candidates to be excellent in terms of teamwork and customer service, and proven sales skills. This role offers space for personal and professional growth, so make sure to address your professional goals in your interview.

Here are examples of questions you might encounter in your interview:

  • What were your annual goals at your most current employer?
  • Tell me about a difficult experience you had in working.
  • What are three positive things your last boss would say about you?
  • Why did you decide to pursue this career?
  • What was the most stressful situation you have faced?

JobTestPrep's Bank of Ireland preparation pack for managers includes interview materials, in addition to online practice tests.

Questions Frequently Asked by Advisor Candidates

1. What qualifications does a Direct Sales Advisor need to qualify?

Bank of Ireland prefers candidates who have obtained a Quality Financial Advisor (QFA) qualify for the Direct Sales Advisor position. However, candidates holding APA inLoans, Regulations, and Investments experience will also be accepted, but will be required to attain QFA within 18 months of receiving the role.

2.For which Bank of Ireland advisor position is this preparation pack useful?

Bank of Ireland offers several advisor positions which all require collaborative and customer-service-oriented employees. JobTestPrep's Bank of Ireland preparation pack for advisors will help you sharpen the skillset required of you in this position, regardless of the department to which you are applying.For instance, a mortgage advisor should be familiar with mortgage procedures and have strong numerical skills. A direct sales advisor must be committed to achieving set goals, and should also have strong sales and communication skills. For a customer service advisor, collaboration and verbal communication skills are emphasised. Our preparation


JobTestPrep is not a part of Bank of Ireland and is not related to them in any way. JobTestPrep offers preparation services for psychometric tests.


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