Police Recruit Fitness Assessment

To ensure that you have a fitness level high enough to become a police officer you will need to undertake a fitness assessment. This assessment has two parts; the bleep test and dynamic strength test.

This bleep test involves reaching level 5.4 on the 15m bleep test. A bleep test involves running back and forth along a 15 meter track in time to a series of beeps. The beeps during the course of the test get progressively faster as the levels increase. You are required to reach the other side of the track before the next beep.

The bleep test featured in the Police Fitness app has been taken directly from the College of Policing and is the same audio track you will hear during your fitness assessments.



Everyone expected to undertake this fitness assessment is expected to reach at least level 5.4. No adjustments for age or gender can or will be made to this passmark.



If you fail to meet the required standard after your first attempt you will be allowed to re-take it a further two times. However, if you fail the test after your third attempt you will not be able to continue in the recruitment process and will have to wait six months to re-apply.