Joining the Police offers a well paid and secure occupation. However, both the competition and process are difficult with only about 5-10% of those that apply securing a position. This book takes you through the process from the application form, including all the application questions and example, through the assessment centre, final interview and fitness tests. Each of the six core competencies used throughout the process is described in detail with techniques on how best to use them. Understand the marking scheme and process and you can increase your grade by 10%. A detailed breakdown of each stage is provided along with example exercises and how to best provide the evidence being looked for by the assessors. This book covers the latest six skills used in both the new application form and at the assessment centre, under the skills for justice framework. Anyone can pass by understanding the process and good preparation. This book looks at the structure and key points required to succeed, along with top tips to carry with you into the assessment centre.
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This 2016 Edition of the Police Officers Guide is designed to be a detailed handbook for anyone who wants to become a Police Officer be it full-time or a Special Constable. With detailed coverage of the application process for both roles, including the latest six skills used at the SEARCH assessment centre. The book has been further enhanced to…
The back of the book also includes example role plays, written exercises, maths and English tests and an exemplar assessment centre result report to help you prepare.
If you are serious about becoming a police officer, PCSO or special constable then this is the definitive and most up to date guide. The key to success is understanding the process and expectations along with preparation. Finally, showing the assessors what they need to see or read in the application form, role plays, written exercises, competency based interview and basic maths and English test.