In our view the key components of fitness for a security officer are cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength. We will evaluate each component in an assessment comprising of a bleep test, press-ups, squats and abdominal crunches.
All applications that have progressed onto the final stage of the assessment are required to pass several fitness tests which will enable them to fulfil their duties of becoming a TGS Security Officer. Part 1 consists of a bleep test to measure the applicant’s aerobic endurance. In order to pass part 1, applicants must reach a minimum of level 8 within a set time which is set below. Part 2 consists of three exercise including press ups, squats and abdominal crunches. Each exercise is performed continuously for 60 seconds to test the applicant’s muscular endurance. The applicants are required to complete as many repetitions as possible within the time limit to reach a pre-determined number which is listed below.