HPAT Preparation Course

Leaving Cert, Post-Leaving Cert
16 October, 2021
 - 17 October, 2021

Course Background

The Yeats College HPAT preparation course provides the most comprehensive training for students who aspire to achieve a high score in the HPAT exam, moving them closer to realising their goal of an undergraduate place at an Irish medical school.

Yeats College has a long history of student achievement, empowering hundreds of students each year to pursue their chosen careers. To help identify suitable applicants for the medical profession, the Health Professions Admission Test (HPAT) is used to assess your reasoning, understanding and interpersonal skills; key attributes in competent health care professionals.

Developed by a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals, successful applicants, academics and teachers, our student-focused and systematic approach to HPAT preparation has a proven track record of success, with many students achieving the top five percent in their year, including the top percentile in 2017.

The HPAT Preparation Course at Yeats College is designed to help you master the analytical skills required to succeed in medicine. The course challenges you to take charge of your learning, identifying your weaknesses and developing strategies and techniques for self-improvement. Starting from first principles, the course identifies the core critical thinking skills that are fundamental to all questions in the HPAT. Through targeted examples and drills, you will be encouraged to utilise these core fundamental principles in practice. A step-by-step approach to each section is developed, enabling you to demonstrate your understanding and interpersonal skills during the HPAT.

We understand the stress that HPAT applicants experience during their Leaving Certificate Programme. Our HPAT Preparation Course not only helps you develop the skills necessary to become a competent medical professional, but also give you the tools required to perform under pressure. Successful students master time-management, exam technique and test strategy, responding quickly and calmly under pressure.

The HPAT Preparation Course at Yeats College will empower you with the skills and the confidence needed to pursue your chosen career in medicine to have a tangible impact on patients’ lives throughout your career. The course, which will be delivered by Medical Professionals who are experts in their chosen field, offers a measured and thoroughly researched process which involves a week long journey of preparation; it is a course which provides intimate familiarity with the challenges being presented.

The Yeats College HPAT Preparation Course content has been prepared by the following team of experts:

  • Medical Professionals
  • Recruitment Consultants specialising in aptitude and psychometric testing and analysis
  • Educational Psychologists
  • Mathematicians
  • Teachers of art & design
  • Students who have previously sat the HPAT examination

The Yeats College HPAT preparation process offers students:

  • A unique and effective multi-disciplinary approach to facilitate an understanding of the challenges that confront them
  • A thorough and successfully presented course
  • Extensive and ongoing research and development in the compilation of course content

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