It was a bit challenging but I managed to get a few answers right. The time was so little I couldn't do all the questions.
A career as a police officer can be highly rewarding, but it does come with a broad range of challenges that not everyone is capable of handling effectively. As such, the assessment process for police officers is designed to measure your suitability for this demanding line of work, testing core skills, cognitive abilities and behavioural characteristics.
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What is the pass score in a police officer test?
This information is not currently available. As the assessment has recently been updated and moved online, the College of Policing is still assessing the minimum pass mark requirement, though previous in-person assessments required a mark of 50% or greater.
How difficult is the police exam?
The assessment process is designed to be fair and objective, and requires no knowledge of policing law. It’s more a measure of your innate skills and behaviours, so as long as you’ve put in the groundwork, and have what it takes to become a serving officer, you should do well. That said, pressure adds to the difficulty level, so make sure you put in as much practice as possible.
What disqualifies you from becoming a police officer?
Serious criminal offences, like GBH for example, will lead to instant rejection of your application, whilst other convictions, charges and fixed penalties may not. It depends on the nature of these, and the time at which they were issued.
If you fail to declare any convictions, cautions or investigations relating to yourself, a friend or family member on application, you may also be disqualified from the process.
What happens if you fail the police assessment?
Candidates are permitted two attempts at any one part of the assessment process within a 12-month period. However, you must repeat the assessment in full, regardless of your performance in other areas. You must also wait three months between attempts.
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Reviews of our Police tests
What our customers say about our Police tests
May 11, 2022
It was a very good test, really enjoyed it!
April 13, 2022
Interesting and enjoyable
I enjoyed the test very much. It gave me a lot to work with, and the questions were straightforward. The practice test allowed me the time to calculate and work through my findings, which helped me a lot.
October 22, 2021
Where to improve
The page could be more tablet friendly as the screen could not be zoomed enough to encapsulate the whole page graph and info
Francisca Mawusi Avuletey
May 23, 2021
Hmmm,it was a bit challenging
I like the fact that I at least tried the test and the questions were not what I expected
May 07, 2021
Unsure whether a calculator could be used, which would make it much easier.
March 29, 2021
It was challenging
It was simplistic but made you think hard about the answers
Sandile Sizwe khuzwayo
March 20, 2021
Maths and science are combined and I don't like it if the question is not clear compared with the given answers.