Fitness test

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Re: Fitness test

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I just need to give it everything I’ve got, be positive and remember that if I don’t get it the first time that I can’t come back couple weeks later and try again!! 🤞🏻

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You will be fine honestly don't worry yourself about it worst thing you can do hun be there done it made myself poorly few weeks before worrying. When you do the grip test make sure you squeeze really hard aswell 😊. Have a warm bath tonight and relax with early night you will be told there if you pass good luck got my fingers crossed for you

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Good luck tomorrow Shortyshan! Try not to stress yourself out about it. Just relax, and it will all fall into place
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Shortyshan

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Thanks for all your support and advice dolls!

I’ll be giving you guys an update as soon as I’m out of there! X

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Youll be fine, good luck and just pace yourself and it'll be easy

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Best of luck 🤞🏻

Easy peasy man 👍🏻

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I failed it back in 2016 when I was interviewed for South East Coast Ambulance Service, I found out later it was exactly the same bleep test as the one used by HMP :slhe:
I went along there arrived 0730 with 30 other candidates they split us in half, the first half did the fitness test first, that was my half, everything went fine (strength testing etc) until we got to the bleep test and I had literally done nothing to prepare, nothing, didnt think I needed to! I was 90% of the way through it when I just ran out of puff totally , I just pulled out, they told me "dont worry, we can skip this bit (the bleep test) but you will have to come back in a month and take it again" haha too much!! the lesson here is PREPARE!! I didnt do anything!! :slhehe:

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Did you retake the test then M ?

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no I just couldnt face it , I actually walked out there and then moody bugger :slsh2: I then started work at a BP Petrol Station on the A3 !!

by the way I wasnt the only one to fail it either !

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Good luck today shortyshan you will do great let us know how got on

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Hey guys! So I passed!! :slyay:

Thanks for all your advice and support! Really helped to prepare and calm me 🥰

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well done shortyshan! :slcl:

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Woo well done

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Congratulations shortyshan!
Was it easier or harder than you expected?

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Nice one !! Well done, all a fuss over nothin !!

How long were you there ?