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Passing the Police Recruit Assessment Process
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Passing the Police Recruit Assessment Process

Second Edition

Other Titles in:
Getting into the police

June 2010 | 144 pages | Learning Matters
This practical and accessible book is an essential purchase for anyone applying to become a police officer. With competition for jobs increasing, thorough preparation prior to assessment is more important than ever. This book is full of clear advice and guidance as well as providing essential practice in all areas of the recruitment process, from completing the application form, excelling at the written and verbal exercises, to passing the psychometric tests. Carefully structured around the seven core competencies assessed during recruitment, the book reinforces the skills and understandings necessary to become a police officer while increasing individual confidence and competence.
 
Introduction
 
The National Core Competencies
 
The Application Form
 
Assessment Centres
 
Interactive Exercises
 
Written Exercises
 
Interviews
 
Respect for Race and Diversity
 
Psychometric Tests
 
After the Assessment Centre
 
Appendix A: The National Core Competencies
 
Appendix B: The National Core Competencies Checklist
 
Appendix C: Central Hospital Trust: Information Pack
 
Appendix D: Frequently Asked Questions
 
Index

"This is a highly valuable and informative text in terms of negotiating the assessment process." (Lecturer, Coventry University)


This is a perfect book for anybody that teaches students that might go into the police force.

Mr Michael Smith
Public Services , Central Bedfordshire College
August 20, 2015

A helpful insight

Mr Maurice Collins
Policing Department, Bucks New University
March 9, 2012

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