UPS career assignment

Brad Evans

requirments. p1

police service

Educational- there are no formal educational requirements for the police service. This means that the police only really focus on your physical aspects.

Physical- you will need to complete a JRFT which is a job requirement fitness test which consists of, 2 sections 1 is an endurance of a 15 metre shuttle run course which is a bleep test where you have to get over 5.6. Then a 35 kg push and pull machine where you have to do 10 reps.

Medical- a health questionnaire which will ask you if you are healthy enough for you to be able to do the job your getting paid for. A good height to weight ratio and random drug testing.


fire service-


Physical- there are many physical requirements for the fire service here is a list of them:

  1. Ladder Climb This tests confidence while you are working at height. Wearing Personal Protective Equipment including a harness.
  2. Casualty Evacuation This tests lower and upper body strength. in full PPE you will be required to drag a 55kg casualty walking backwards around a 30-metre course.
  3. Ladder Lift this is a test of upper and lower body strength. in full PPE you are required to raise a bar 75 cm off the ground to a height of 182cm and back down to the 75 cm support. The weight of the bar at the lifting point will start at 5kg. The is load to be added is 15kg.
  4. Enclosed Spaces This is a test of confidence, agility and possible claustrophobia whilst working in an enclosed space. Candidates wearing a Breathing Apparatus facemask will be required to negotiate a measured crawlway within a set time. Half the route will be with clear vision and the other half with obscured vision.

Educational- there are no college degrees needed but you have to pass a written test this would include maths questions English questions.


medical- you need to pass these medical questions.

  • Hearing Test – you will sit in a sound proof booth wearing headphones and will be asked to press a button when you hear a range of sounds.
  • Step Test – you will be asked to step up and down on a box whilst your heart rate is monitored and the rate of step is gradually increased. (May vary in different FRS’s)
  • Lung Function – you will be asked to blow hard and long down a hollow tube until all your lung capacity is fully exhaled – a reading is taken and assessed accordingly.
  • Physical Stamina – you will be asked to squat on a machine designed to test your back and thigh strength and then pull a specified measurement.
  • General Tests – you will finally see the doctor who will test your reflexes and discuss your medical questionnaire with you.
  • Chest X-Ray – some FRS’s will send you to the local hospital for a chest x-ray.



Application and selection processes for the police and fire service. p2

Police

Application

You have to fill out an application form given by the police force area your trying to join.

Requirements

The requirements for the application form are age,nationality,education, health assessment and character, also you have to be honest.

Personal statements

for this you will have to put on your application information about yourself, also say about any tattoos, medical conditions or convictions.

Curriculum vitaes

write a cv to tell the police about yourself and important information.

Equal oppurtinity

the police would be fair to who ever was applying regardless of race gender or age.

Physical tests

you will need to complete a JRFT which is a job requirement fitness test which consists of, 2 sections 1 is an endurance of a 15 metre shuttle run course which is a bleep test where you have to get over 5.6. Then a 35 kg push and pull machine where you have to do 10 reps.


Phychometeric

these skills are all tested.

Numerical reasoning skills, being good with numbers.

  • Logical reasoning skills, being clever in deficit situations.
  • Speed vs. accuracy skills, being quick and on target.
  • Verbal abilities, being able to speak properly.

  • Fire service

    Different types of apllication forms

    written and digital application forms could be used.

    Requirements for form

    The requirements for the application form are age,nationality,education, health assessment and character you have to be honest with your application.

    personal statment and cv

    you have to tell the service yuou are applying for about yourself and details of you as a person, also things like old jobs and details of how you did at this job.

    Equal oppurtunity

    the police would be fair to who ever was applying regardless of race gender or age.

    Physical tests

    there are many physical tests whiche are expalaind in p1.

    Skills tests

    making yourself presentable for the interview and speaking well to the interviewer.

    Phychometeric

    these skills are all tested.

    Numerical reasoning skills, being good with numbers.

  • Logical reasoning skills, being clever in deficit situations.
  • Speed vs. accuracy skills, being quick and on target.
  • Verbal abilities, being able to speak properly.
  • identify the differentt skills and qualities neded in the fire service. p3

    Skills

    Teamwork would be needed for when the fire service so that they can work together within the team, also they can work with other public services, so you can help save civilians.

    Communication

    this would be needed to talk to other people in your team so you can work together well also with other public sevices if you are putting out a buliding fire.

    Cordination

    you will need this to do more than one thing at a time when trying to control a fire in a building.

    Fitness would be needed to carry all your equipment and keep energy to complete your tasks.

    Qualities

    Dedication to be commited to saving lives in fires and not be scared of the chalanges you have to face.

    Working well with others so that you can be a good team and get all your objectives completed well together.

    Honesty being honest with work and people. If you make a mistake you can own up to it, so if you didn't put a fire out properly you admit to it.

    Bravery being courageous enough to carry out the job you've been set to do. so running into a burning building.