As I'm sure you can figure out based on my avatar I am interested in becoming a paramedic with St John Ambulance WA. I have looked over the recruitment brochure and I noticed it mentioned a Psychometric Test. Has anyone undertaken a St John Ambulance Student Ambulance Officer Psychometric test before
If you have can you advise what they are testing ie: Numeracy, Literacy, Problem Solving or is it more Character Traits and Psychological Attributes.
Also does anyone know what the Scanner Frequencies for Kalamunda Perth for SJA:?:
The psychometric testing involves those stupid questions that ask things like 'Shooting animals is disturbing', with answers from strongly disagree to strongly agree. You (theoretically) cant study for it, and if you try to give the answer you think they want, it is apparently very obvious, the advice is to be truthful.
Someone asked about the fitness test, it is essentially a gym fitness test with weights thrown in. The tricky part is no-one knows what the minimum is, and the people on the day wont tell you (not that it helps much then anyway). Best advice is be active, stretch, and be able to carry heavy things around comfortably. Stretching was something a few people got caught on, you have to be able to reach to your toes minimum.
I think thats enough info for now, pm me if you want more. Oh, Claire, well done in MH and good luck for the exam!
p.s. finding a site like this is a major accomplishment, most people wouldnt get this far!