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The Assessment Centre for Police Officer recruitment
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Assessment centreThe Assessment Centre comprises of a number of exercises which simulate real life situations and problems. You will usually be assessed as a member of a syndicate of up to eight candidates. The day will start with a briefing which will tell you the timetable for the day.

The day will include:

  • Role Plays
  • Written Exercises

The assessors will be observing your behaviour against the following competencies:

  • Community and Customer Focus
  • Resilience
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Team Working
  • Problem Solving

How to Prepare:

  • Practice your written skills and work on your spelling.
  • Think about how you communicate at all levels, ie in a group and as an individual.
  • Think about how you would deal with different situations.