unit 4 Assessment 1

The current entry requirements for two public service jobs.

assessment one

The two public services i am going to write about are the Police and the Fire.though this assessment i am going to say what are the entry requirements to join them.


The enter requirments :


The Police: the age you need to be to join the police you must be aged 18 or older


There are no minimum or maximum height requirements to join any of the two services.


To pass background and security checks, and you must give details of any convictions that you have had, you will have to do this with both of the public services.



The Educational

The minimum requirement you need to join the police force is a level 3 qualification for example you will need an A level or L3 NVQ or equivalent to this.


The physical requirements you need to join the police force you will need to do a shuttle run over a 15 metre area where you have to run to one side to the other before it bleeps you will need to get the pass mark which is 5.4



Fire service

The fire service: to join the fire service you need to be aged 17,5 or older.


There are no minimum or maximum height requirements to join any of the two services.


You must be either a British Citizen or a member of the EU to beable to on Any of the services.


To pass background and security checks, and you must give details of any convictions that you have had, you will have to do this with both of the public services.


The educational you need for the fire services you need to have GCSE equivalent grades

and also some fire brigades will make you study a level 2 course in fire and rescue services.


The physical requirements for the fire is you will be tested on six things

1. Equipment carry

2. Equipment assembly

3. Ladder climb

4. Casualty evacuation

5. Ladder lift

6. Enclosed spaces

you will have to pass all six to become a fire fighter


Medical

all medical will be checked when you try to join the public services they will check hearing, eyesight and even fitness

P2 Describe the application and selection process for two public service jobs.

The two public services i am going to write about are the fire and the police

Different types Application forms

There is different ways to apply for the police and fire , one which is an application form this can be found on the police or fire website and can be printed out this form in this form you must follow the rules which i left at the bottom off this page. you will be ask to write your name, where you live, about your self like if you got tattoos, any convictions and a lot more.

There are two types one online and one is on paper when filling out the forms you must complete everything which has a little star next to it this means you have to compete it here is a list on what you will have to do with the application forms


you must complete the form with easy to read English

use must use black ink nothing else

you must fill in all of the sections or put a N/A if it dont mean anything to you

most follow all the instructions

you must be honesty

use untidy presentation


when apply for both you must add Letters of application


it will help you out alot if you follow the rulers when you are trying to join a public servers


you will have to fill out an application form for the fire when you have filled this out you will be asked the application stage to complete a declaration of any criminal convictions that you have that are unspent.



in this letter it will introduce yourself to the employer it is also to express your interest in attending an institution or receving a position it showcase your abilities and strengths.

You must have a Personal statements with it too it is about your self.

Curriculum Vitae in this you will have to added any person excrescences you have had and any other qualification you have got.

you could also out equal opportunity how you think people should be treated similarly ,unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preference.



Physical tests

for the police you need to do a thing which is called the bleep test which is running 15m before the bleep you need to get 5.4 to pass the reason why they do this is before you will need to be able to run after people when something has happen.

Fire fighter will be tested on how to set up and take down a ladder safety so when they get to a fire they are able to set it up fast and safety so no one gets hurt.

They will have to climb a ladder so they will have to do this because you cant be scared of heights when you are going to enter a room which is on fire tough a window.

In both you will have to do equipment carry you will do this because you will be carry a lot off equipment with you


Skills tests

The minimum requirement you need to join the police force is a level 3 qualification for example you will need an A level or L3 NVQ or equivalent to this.


The educational you need for the fire services you need to have GCSE equivalent grades

and also some fire brigades will make you study a level 2 course in fire and rescue services.

Preparation for interview

when you go for the interview you will have to dress up smart like wearing a suit when you go you might be asked questions on why you want to join and why you want to join.

Identify the different skills and qualities required for a given public service role

Fire

one of the skills you will need is ladder climbing you will need this skill because when there is a fire where you need to save someone you will use a ladder and you have to climb up it to try and save them, it would also help if your not scared off heights.

second must be able to speak clear English you will need this when you are talking to other public services and you most be able to speak to speak to other people in clear English.

The Third skill is good writing skills because when something has happen you must have to write something down and someone else might see if so they will have to be able to read it.


qualities

the first one you must be brave because if there is fire you must be able to go inside the building to be able to save anyone who is trapped inside of the building

second you must be fit because when you be come a fight fighter you will be climbing a ladder and if you over weight you wont be able to do this and if you fit you will find your job more better and fun because you have more to do.

must be smart in some parts when you are a firefighter you will have to think on your feet on how to get someone out off a building where they are trapped