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Correctional Officer Tests

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correctional officer tests

A correctional officer is responsible for enforcing rules and maintaining order within a prison. To qualify as a correctional officer, you will need to pass a series of psychometric tests that assess a variety of aptitudes and characteristics to determine your suitability for the role.

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What is on a correctional officer test?

The content will vary depending on which test you are taking. Some common topics include: reading comprehension, written expression, basic mathematics, job-specific knowledge, memorization and recall, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, and spatial orientation.

What is a good score on the correctional officer test?

To pass the correctional officer test, most States need a score of 70% or higher. Typically, the higher you score the more likely you are to successfully complete the recruitment process and land a job in a correctional facility.

Which correctional officer test will I take?

The correctional officer test you take will depend on the State you apply in. The State may have its own exam or use an assessment company to provide one. You can find out more about the test you will be taking by getting in touch with your local justice department.

How difficult is the correctional officer exam?

The correctional officer test is challenging as it covers a wide range of areas. Only 3 to 4 percent of applicants typically pass it. If you do pass the test, your score will also be compared to other candidates, making competition fierce.

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