This practical and accessible book focuses on the verbal and numerical reasoning exercises, which form a key part of the Police Recruit Assessment Process. The book clearly explains the purpose of the reasoning tests, why these skills are important for a career in the police and examines the format and structure of the tests. It provides an explanation of the basic numeric rules and operations required for the numerical reasoning tests, with questions to check understanding, and a number of full mock tests, with answers, for both verbal and numerical reasoning.
Richard Malthouse is currently employed within a large law enforcement agency, providing training design and performance needs analysis. He has been teaching, coaching, and assessing police officers for over 11 years and is a Director of The Interview Success Company Ltd which coaches individuals through the National Police Recruit Assessment Process. Dr Jodi Roffey-Barentsen is Programme Manager of Education and Teacher Training at Farnborough College of Technology in Hampshire. She has extensive experience in teaching and learning in a range of educational settings and is responsible for a suite of degree courses in education and learning support. Her research interests are in the field of Reflective Practice, the deployment of Teaching Assistants and Transition to HE. Jodi works as a consultant for an international exam board and is a Fellow of the Institute for Learning.
IntroductionPart 1: The verbal logical reasoning testIntroduction to the verbal logical reasoning testVerbal logical reasoning practice testsPart 2: The numerical reasoning testIntroduction to the numerical reasoning testUnderstanding basic numeric rules and operationsNumerical reasoning practice testsEpilogueAnswers to verbal logical reasoning practice testsAnswers to numerical tasksAnswers to numerical reasoning practice tests