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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I interviewed at British Transport Police

Interview

Useful, quick and easy -was not intimidating and friendly, questions asked were relevant and the whole process left me feeling valued and secure. Would recommend to anyone who was thinking of this employer

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British Transport Police

Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview
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I interviewed at British Transport Police

Interview

Too long ago to state what the full interview process currently is as it has changed significantly to when I joined over 25 years ago. Every application will start with your job application. The process can take a long time

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at British Transport Police

Interview

Applied online, process took a few weeks up to a month, interview over phone and then got back to me in a few days, currently waiting on medical assessment and vetting, overall the recruitment team are very helpful

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at British Transport Police

Interview

Competency -based questions and scenarios that required you to disseminate information you put in your online application into a physical interview. Drawing upon personal and professional experiences to show that you show the qualities they look for. The scenarios were based upon customer incidents and how you act in situations that are out of the blue, what abilities you have to gain control of a situation to deal with all aspects of it.

Interview Questions
  • Why you want to join and mainly the competency way of selection
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at British Transport Police

Interview

Fairly quick, took just over a month between applying, and getting a conditional job offer. Currently in month 4 awaiting a concrete offer of employment. Application form is quite laborious

Interview Questions
6 people found this interview helpful

British Transport Police

Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 3 months. I interviewed at British Transport Police in Jul 2020

Interview

Because of Covid limitations my interview was done over the telephone. I had to do a 10 minute presentation on my understanding of becoming a PCSO. It was then followed by 4 competency based questions and 1 scenario based question.

Interview Questions
  • Describe a situation when you had to handle conflict?
  • Describe a situation when you had to work with others to complete a task?
  • Describe what you would do if you were the first on a scene to a robbery?
  • Describe a situation when you had to deal with discrimination
7 people found this interview helpful

British Transport Police

Anonymous Employee in London, England

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at British Transport Police (London, England) in May 2020

Interview

Following a 10 minute presentation on my understanding of the workings of the British Transport Police, a 30 minute competency interview commenced. Interviewers put me at ease to begin with; questions assessed the core competencies against the College of Policing's (CoP) competency values framework (CVF). There were four competency questions and ONE scenario based.

Interview Questions
  • How would you deal with a situation where an individual is clearly suicidal and intentional on taking their own life?
15 people found this interview helpful

British Transport Police

Anonymous Employee in London, England

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at British Transport Police (London, England) in Oct 2019

Interview

Questions based on life experience, history of the force and competency based questioning Difficult unless you’ve prepared Short 10 minute presentation on history of BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE Four competency based questions

Interview Questions
  • How would you deal with a customer who is sitting on the edge of the platform
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Camden Town, England

No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at British Transport Police (Camden Town, England) in Jun 2019

Interview

20 minute interview.. How they can honestly make a decision on whether the candidate has the aptitude to do the job in 20 minutes is beyond me! Maybe it's not ability that counts?

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2 people found this interview helpful

British Transport Police

Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England

No Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 3 months. I interviewed at British Transport Police (London, England) in May 2018

Interview

Started off with a presentation based on why you think you should be a Police Officer, recited with no visual aid. Total of 5 competency-based questions that related to the code of ethics of a Police Officer further followed by questions on the Strategic Plan

Interview Questions
  • How would you deal with a casualty along the railway?
6 people found this interview helpful
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