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Police Promotion Assessment Exercises

Police forces are still being stretched to deliver the same with less and while opportunities for promotion reduce; the need for organisational commitment and selecting the right people with the right skills in the right job has never been greater.  With these competing pressures it has never been more important to not only promote the best but ensure that promotion processes are perceived to have been fair and relevant.

We offer a wide range of work related exercises, both ‘off the shelf’ or customised to provide an insight into how a candidate will deal with the demands, challenges and expectations of a specific rank or role. All our exercises are current, relate directly to the job and are designed to assess competencies that help you identify the right people.

Our exercises come in a variety of styles and formats:

  • Presentation topics
  • In-tray
  • Group / Stakeholder discussions
  • Role play
  • Written
  • Media interview
  • Business analysis
  • Work sample
  • Operational briefing
  • Competency Based Interview

Integration – each exercise can be used as a stand-alone tool or as part of a broader Assessment Centre. We can also combine any of our exercises with psychometric tests to provide a richer insight and understanding as to what candidates will do and how well they will do it.

Reasonable Adjustments – reasonable adjustments and personalised accommodations can be made for candidates to ensure the exercises are fair to all.

Assessment – we can provide trained and experienced assessors to support the assessment or deliver in-house assessor training.

Feedback – all candidates receive personalised feedback reports, helping raise awareness of their strengths and potential to develop; helping to inform their Personal Development Plan (PDP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Quality Assurance – we can support you in managing your own assessment process or provide more comprehensive expertise as part of an end-to-end process.


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