scottish police service national fitness standard

All candidates are required to be physically fit. After passing the Standard Entrance Test (possibly immediately after) candidates are required to attempt The National Fitness Standard assessment. This involves either a multi-stage fitness test or a mile and a half run (without stopping) in line with the standards below. The assessment is based on age [...]

20131125|Scottish Police|

scottish police

The probationary period lasts two years during which time there is intensive training and progress is constantly monitored. Initially training will be delivered from the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan, and at various Police Scotland Training and Recruitment Centres as well as within Divisions. As with all other area, candidates should be familiar with the [...]

20131125|Scottish Police, Uncategorized|

police careers scotland

Candidates applying for the police service in Scotland are strongly recommended to do their homework before they are called for either the SET, fitness test or interview. Police recruitment in Scotland in 2013 has been virtually non-existent pending the creation of the single force. Any candidates lucky enough to get through the recruitment process would [...]

20131125|Scottish Police, Uncategorized|

police training in Scotland

If lucky enough to be successful at the recruitment stages, you can look forward to commencing your training at the Scottish Police Training College based at Tulliallan in Kincardine-on-Forth, Fife. Tulliallan is the only police college in the UK to offer centralised police training from recruit to command level. All police training is headquartered here, and [...]

20131125|Scottish Police, Uncategorized|

Police Entrance Test

Police Entrance Test Of all the uniformed services, the police service is the most popular. It attracts the most applications and has the choice of the highest calibre applicants. So it goes without saying that competition will be fierce and entrance requirements will be stringent. Anyone who goes into the recruitment process less than fully [...]

20130712|Scottish Police, Uncategorized|

Police Practice Papers

Police Practice Papers Police Practice Papers are excellent preparation for the Standard Entrance Test (known as the SET test), the written test element of the recruitment procedure used by the Police Service of Scotland or Police Scotland. The SET test was used by all of the eight police forces prior to the current single force. [...]

20130624|Scottish Police, Uncategorized|