Give yourself plenty of time to complete the aptitude tests and submit your application form before the deadline. We cannot guarantee that all queries will be answered, during the final 48 hours before the application deadline.
Further guidance is available in the ‘Applicant Recruitment Guidance’.
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This scheme is a commitment to guarantee an interview to any applicant with a disability who meets the minimum entry criteria for the STP (as defined in the Equality Act 2010). If you are a disabled applicant wishing to apply under the GIS, please make sure to tick the ‘yes’ box on the online application form which refers to the scheme. You will also need to obtain a letter from a medical professional confirming your disability and email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If there are extenuating circumstances you can apply for extra time to complete the aptitude tests. You will need to send evidence to support your request to email@example.com at least 3 working days before the aptitude tests deadline date. We will review your request and notify you if extra time has been granted.
If your test score is within the required threshold for the programme, your application will be put forward for shortlisting. However, if your score is below the threshold then you will be notified that your application will not be taken any further.
Shortlisting for interview is carried out by a panel of appropriately qualified professionals who will represent employers, professional bodies and higher education institutes. The panel shortlist against agreed criteria that is based on the skills, knowledge and values that are required for the training scheme. Scores will be ranked and the individuals with the highest scores will be invited to interview.
In-service applicants will go straight through to interview, as you are already employed in a post that will become your training post.
Direct entry applicants will receive one of three emails via Oriel: