You will have the choice of two aerobic fitness tests – either the Bleep Test or the Chester Treadmill Test.
The bleep test involves running between two points which are 20 metres apart. You’ll need to get to level 8.8 to pass, which means eight shuttle runs into level eight.
The Chester Treadmill Test is performed at a set speed of 6.2kmph (3.9mph). The test lasts for 12 minutes and every 2 minutes the treadmill incline is increased by 3%. You must walk for the duration of the test and not hold on at any point.
This test is to make sure you’re confident at working at height.
A strength test to make sure you can lift a ladder. The ladder is approximately 30kg.
Also known as a dummy drag, this will test your upper and lower strength. You’ll drag a 55kg dummy for 30 metres.
Making sure you’re not claustrophobic and have confidence manoeuvring through tight spaces while wearing equipment.
This tests your aerobic fitness, strength and stamina.
Also known as the manual dexterity test, here you will put a piece of equipment together using a step by step instructional guide.