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At Out of the Blue Training & Employment Services, we understand the challenges facing emergency services and military personnel who are retiring or who are looking to leave for a new challenge. That's why we're dedicated to providing the support and training you need to succeed in your new career. Our experienced team is passionate about helping individuals achieve their goals.  Our services include career change training, CV writing, interview coaching, life coaching, financial advice and more. Our jobs and education board will provide access to a wide range of employment and education opportunities. Contact us today to find out how we can help you make your next move.  

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Our Story

Stephen Moore is the founder of Out of the Blue Training Ltd. He has 20 years of experience working in An Garda Síochána, where he trained over 2,000 Gardaí in interview techniques. He is also the author of three books: The Guardians - 100 years of An Garda Síochána, Pearse Street 100 and A History of Kevin Street Garda Station.  


A former Garda Representative Association Divisional Rep., Stephen is passionate about helping members of the Emergency Services and Military to transition to new careers. He understands that leaving or retiring from the Emergency Services or Military can be a daunting task, and he is committed to providing individuals with the support and guidance they need to succeed.

Our Services

Ready to take your career to the next level? Look no further than Out of the Blue. Our range of services includes career change training, CV writing, interview coaching, life coaching, financial advice, and more. We are here to guide you through every step of the job process and help you make your next move. Contact us today to find out how we can help you achieve your career goals.

Competency Based Applications & Interviews

Out of the Blue is the ultimate resource for anyone hoping to ace their competency based interview. Whether you have applied to join An Garda Síochána or you are looking for career progression, we have the coach for you.  We also provide this service for all members of the Emergency Services and Military.  Our personalised coaching approach ensures that you receive the support and guidance you need to feel confident and prepared for your interview. Don't let lack of experience or confidence hold you back – contact us today and let us help you succeed!

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Career Change Training

Next Course: Wednesday May 29th

Special Price €175

This is our most popular one day online course which covers: 

  • What are you looking for

  • How to transfer your skills

  • How to write CV’s that won’t be deleted

  • Interview Techniques

  • LinkedIn Profiles

  • What Recruiters are looking for

  • Your mental health and building confidence

  • Finance

Pre-Retirement Training

CityNorth Hotel Saturday May 18th, 10am - 2pm

Special Price €100

  • How to transfer your skills

  • How to write CV’s that won’t be deleted

  • Interview Techniques

  • LinkedIn Profiles

  • Finance

CV Service

We provide members of the Emergency Services and Military with professional CVs that highlight their skills and experience, thus enabling a smooth transition.

Job Opportunities

Looking for the right candidate?

If your company is looking for highly skilled, motivated and professional job candidates, contact Out of the Blue.  We offer extremely competitive placement rates. 

Looking for a new job or change of career?

Our team is constantly working with various companies to bring you exciting job opportunities. Keep an eye on this page as we will be updating it regularly. 

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Our Education and Events Board contains links to further education opportunities and relevant upcoming events.  


We offer one-to-one coaching to help members of the Emergency Services and Military through the job search process. Coaches can provide guidance on CV writing, interviewing, and networking.  They also work on an individual’s mental fitness and help people deal with negativity, enabling them to navigate through challenges of career change. 

Recruitment Services Coming Soon



Attended Career Change Training

"The interaction with Stephen was fantastic and he kept those on the course constantly engaged. I also benefited greatly in the small group setting.  The course left me with an open mind and the confidence to succeed in whatever career I pursue. "

South Australian Police are Recruiting 

Are you an experienced Garda in the Republic of Ireland or a Police Officer in the UK and looking for a new challenge?  Great news -  South Australia Police are now recruiting for general duties police officer positions in Metropolitan Adelaide and across South Australia. 


Visit the SAPOl website to see if you are eligible to join South Australia Police, and to explore the great package on offer, including a permanent resident visa.

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