If you’re applying to become a police officer in the United Kingdom, then you’ll face a complex and difficult process. There are many hurdles the prospective police officer will have to face and there are a lot of written and physical exercises required before you can even be sure of entry on to the Police […]
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In times gone by, when there was very little police recruitment going on, being a special constable had the effect of letting you gain evidence for your application form, collate examples to use at your interview, and maybe developed some skills you can use at assessment. So it was worth doing. Having said that, these […]
Confused about which police assessment system you will be doing? We keep getting asked about the fact that some forces are still telling candidates that they will be invited to the in person SEARCH assessment process. Talking Blues are currently running brand new courses SPECIFICALLY written in May 2020 for the new online system. However, […]
From September 1st 2015, the format of the assessment has changed noticeably. The role play format remains the same. However, the interviews and report writing sections have changed. The report section now consists of two different kinds of exercise. In the first, the candidate is shown a DVD of an incident or interview of some […]
Found out today Cheshire police assessments due shortly. We have put on a course to suit. Remember, there will be a lot of competition for these dates, with candidates from Merseyside and Manchester as well as wales applying. Many of these will be PCSO or specials, which means the competition will be stiff. Not everyone […]
We had an interesting conversation with our course delegates in Cardiff recently. They were saying that their force (Dyfdd Powys) has started offering free half day seminars to applicants about the assessment centre. Some of our students had debated whether they therefore really needed to come on a Talking Blues full day course (and of […]
Had an interesting discussion this week about police this with reference to the assessment centre. There is still a common perception amongst applicants that the police tend to look after each other, and that is the quality that we want at assessment centre. This could not be further from the truth. One of the […]
Our sources tell us that lancs police are issuing 500 forms to the first 500 applicants starting today. They have though reserved 100 forms for ethnic minority candidates. we believe that there are about 25 places, which means its safe to say will also have twenty per cent aimed at minorities. This means that for […]
BTP are currently recruiting o their website for officers, based at a variety of locations throughout the country. Closing date is May 29th, so not long to complete the forms. It is closing at midday too so do not get caught out. Best of luck,
Talking Blues is the UK’s largest provider of assessment centre training courses for the police service. We are currently preparing to offer CKP training on a national basis. We therefore need someone to assist us with the college of policing approval process. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to contribute to a […]