There are many steps and stages in the Fire & Rescue NSW recruitment process. Below you will find more information regarding what it will take to join the NSW Fire Brigade:
During the first phase of the Fire & Rescue NSW recruitment process, you will submit an online application. From there, you will be expected to complete several psychometric tests to determine your cognitive abilities and emotional intelligence. The application process can only be completed if there is a hiring campaign scheduled.
To prepare for the PAT, it is recommended that you download a copy of the Fire Fit Training Guide PDF directly from the NSW Fire Brigade website. The Fire Fit Training Guide is based on an 8-12 week training programme and is available on the Fire & Rescue NSW website. This guide and it’s training plan will help you become physically ready to endure and complete the required tasks during the PAT.
Once you have passed the PAT the questions that you answered during the initial application process will be reviewed by a selection panel. This step will determine whether you will be able to progress further in the recruitment process. If you get past the selection panel, you should prepare for:
If you have successfully passed each stage of the Fire & Rescue NSW recruitment process you will receive an offer of employment. If you accept the offer of employment, you will need to go through a 13-week recruit training programme.
There are many useful resources to go through directly from the NSW fire Brigade webpage to get you ready for your online assessments, PAT, and personal interviews (includes sample questions and other useful tips).
The shared values of FRNSW include respect, integrity, service, and courage. The sit-down assessment tests that you will be required to take during the FRNSW’s hiring process were designed to evaluate your cognitive abilities, emotional intelligence, and values. These tests will include the Revelian Cognitive Ability assessment as well as a personality and situational judgment exam.
Passing the Revelian Cognitive test, the personality questionnaire, and your situational judgment exam will all come down to how you have prepared. JobTestPrep offers highly effective job preparation materials including those for the Revelian, personality, and situational judgment tests. By practising with JobTestPrep you will not only give yourself an advantage over other applicants but also demonstrate consistency when taking these same exams later in the FRNSW recruitment process.
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