Author Archives: Jordan Cooke

NEW Metropolitan Police Competencies: 2018 Update!

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Recently, the Metropolitan Police and other policing units in the UK have been trialing a brand-new set of competencies and values. Designed to more accurately reflect the working life and responsibilities of a police officer, the Metropolitan police competencies are a way more accurate way of assessing candidates, and ensuring good policing is the norm. […]

Metropolitan Police Selection Process 2018: Clusters and Values

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As of 2018, the Metropolitan police have been piloting a new selection process, which has resulted in major transformation. From new competencies to entirely new tests and assessments, it’s now harder than ever to pass the Metropolitan Police selection process. Luckily, here at How2Become we are one step ahead of the game. In this blog, […]

The IELTS Listening Exam: Question Types and More

If you are studying for your IELTS exam, then you’ll need to practice for the all-important listening assessment. Whether you are taking IELTS General Training or IELTS Academic, both assessments involve taking the same listening exam. In this blog, we’re going to give you a breakdown on what the IELTS Listening test involves, and the […]

New Police Core Competencies: Clusters, Values and More!

As of 2018, the Metropolitan Police and the British Transport Police are implementing a brand new, fresh set of core competencies into their policing system. These new police core competencies are designed to be more accurate, more sustainable, and more reflective of current police work. In this blog, we’ll detail exactly what the new police […]

Detective Constable: Everything You Need To Know

The Detective Constable Direct Entry process will test you to your limits

The UK police force has a strong and stable ranking structure. Amongst the higher ranks, is the role of Detective Constable. Detective Constables are required to participate in difficult and complex criminal investigations, interview victims of crimes (and suspects), and play a leading management role within the police. In this blog, we’ll provide you with […]

Police Constable Behavioural Styles Questionnaire: Example

In order to become a Police Constable, you will need to pass a number of challenging assessments. One of these assessments, and relatively new, is the Police Constable Behavioural Styles Questionnaire. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about the behavioural styles questionnaire, and show you how to pass it! What is the Police Constable […]

Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment Centre (FSAC)

The UK Civil Service plays a significant role in the governance and management of the UK. By helping to develop and implement new policies and procedures, the Civil Service has established itself as Britain’s premier public sector organisation. To get a job in the Civil Service, you’ll need to pass a number of difficult tests […]