Quantitative Reasoning Example Questions and Answers

Quantitative Reasoning is a complex and highly advanced psychometric test. It measures a person’s ability to use mathematical skills in order to solve equations. To work in connection with the How2Become Quantitative Reasoning guide, we have provided you with detailed sample questions that takes you step-by-step through the process of working out each type of […]

How to Become a Solicitor – Useful Resources

Pursuing a career as a solicitor requires a strong level of commitment, enthusiasm, knowledge and skill. More importantly, you also need to know where to look in terms of education, work experience, training contracts, law firms and a whole range of other areas tailored to improving your chances of success. Within this blog, I have […]

The Parents Guide to Year 6 SATS

All state primary school children are examined at the end of Key Stage 1, and Key Stage 2. This is done via a Standard Assessment Test (SAT). The SAT examinations help to identify a student’s key academic strengths and weaknesses, and help local authorities and the government to determine which schools are struggling or doing […]

Good Paying Jobs That Nobody Wants

When it comes to finding a job, choosing a career path often reflects a person’s personality and character. This said, a person often basis their choices on professions that are somewhat ‘obvious’ to every job seeker out there. Therefore it is important to establish a range of job choices that sometimes go unnoticed. These jobs […]

Prison Officer 2015 Role Play Questions

If you are attending an assessment for a job as a prison officer, one of the key testing categories is ‘Role Play’. Role play will focus on your ability to make good decisions based on limited information. In this blog, we’ll show you some of the types of competency question you should expect, and give […]

Prison Officer Eligibility Criteria 2015

How to become a prison officer

As a prison officer, you would be tasked with the responsibility of supervising both young and adult inmates in prisons, remand centres and young offenders institutions. This is a very difficult job, which requires the ability to remain calm in high pressure situations and make quick decisions. You’ll have to deal with angry and abusive prisoners, who will test your patience to the limit. If you are someone who feels well equipped to handle all of this, and want to aid the justice system, then this could be the perfect job for you.

How to Get a Law Training Contract

Amidst contemporary society, we are continuously faced with the challenges and demanding implications surrounding job professions. No matter what job you are applying for, it is subsequently becoming harder to gain employment. This is particularly true for solicitors. Due to the economic crisis that inflicted severe repercussions to job prospects, the pool of law training contracts […]

Army Apprenticeships – British Army

  Each year, the armed forces recruit thousands of new soldiers. Around 95% of these new soldiers go on to take an apprenticeship, equating to over 8000 completed armed forces apprenticeships each year. The army is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the UK, and gives its employees the chance to train as a […]

Passing the Kent Test – A Parents Guide

If you are a parent with a child in primary school, and are looking to further their education at a Kent-based grammar school, you can register your child for the Kent test. Kent is the largest and most competitive grammar school area in the country, with 35 selective schools. Therefore, it is imperative that prior […]

Civil Enforcement Officer Listening Test

As part of the Civil Enforcement Officer test you may be required to sit what is called a listening test. The listening test requires you to listen to a piece of information which is either read out to you by an assessor or pre-recorded on an audio recording device, such as a tape or CD […]