The New Police Selection System
How to Pass the New Police Selection System provides all the guidance you need when applying to join the police force in England and Wales. This concise and accessible book covers everything from the application form, to psychometric tests and the assessment centres, giving you the best chance of success in the selection and admissions process.
Print Book, English, 2007
Kogan Page Limited, 2007
1 becoming a police officer introduction the national selection system 2 entry requirements and competencies entry requirements competencies relevant to the role of a police officer 3 the assessment centre what is an assessment centre? timetable assessment exercises psychometric tests written exercises role-play exercises interview conduct of the assessments final thoughts 4 how to prepare for the psychometric tests how practice can make a difference how to perform to the best of your ability how to use the practice tests interpreting your practice test scores making use of feedback from practice tests other ways of preparing for the psychometric tests 5 numerical reasoning test introduction examples test 1 test 2 test 3 test 4 answers to numerical reasoning tests 6 verbal logical reasoning test introduction test 1 test 2 test 3 test 4 answers to verbal logical reasoning tests 7 writing tasks and exercises the writing tasks completing section 4 of the application form assessment centre written test final thoughts 8 role-play exercises revisiting the core competencies role-play exercises - a worked example practice exercises final thoughts 9 the interview selection interviews types of selection interview assessment centre interview interview practice exercises final thoughts 10 job-related fitness test the tests how to improve your test scores 11 some final thoughts developing your reading skills developing your listening skills emotional intelligence final advice