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PCSO - before you aply

Post by samantha1990 » Sun Feb 03, 2008 8:11 pm

Hi im 17 and i was just wondering if there was any courses before you apply that would help you become a PCSO....

Also any advise for interview before they say you can start the training?????

Just want to be prepared...

Any comments would be much appreciated :D

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Post by ANTHONY C » Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:26 pm

I believe that there are open days for certain events you will need to ring up and check with your local police or check the web, sorry i am not sure which area you are from so can not be more specific.
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Post by samantha1990 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:24 pm

im from London
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Post by ANTHONY C » Mon Feb 04, 2008 4:30 pm

Samantha,
i assume that you will be joining the met if you know which one of the 32 boroughs you will be joining you can contact them and ask about the shifts.
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Post by samantha1990 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 6:37 pm

ok thank-you
how long does it take to train and is it a lot of work?

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Post by ANTHONY C » Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:32 pm

Six weeks at Hendon and it depends on you in terms of is it hard work.
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Post by DANGEROUS TIGER » Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:26 am

Hi Samantha,

I would definately be inclined to put the question in writing, to a few localised Police Stations, and seek advice from your local library, who usually will advise you.

Try a Google search on the Internet, which might give you an answer. If it doesn't, then there is plenty of information about what P.C.S.O.s do, and various atricles on what they need to know, available on Google also.

Good luck to you. :)
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Post by DANGEROUS TIGER » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:05 pm

Hi again Samantha,

I have found a site which does home learning for careers as a P.C.S.O. It is, JustCareersJobs.com

Hope it may be of some use to you.

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Post by DANGEROUS TIGER » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:06 pm

Hi again Samantha,

I have found a site which does home learning for careers as a P.C.S.O. It is, JustCareersJobs.com

Hope it may be of some use to you.

D.T.
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Post by samantha1990 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:50 pm

Thank-You, I will have a look now :-)

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Post by flash_ah » Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:59 pm

in answer to your first question a college local to me does a 2yr course in 'public services'. Its designed for people looking to join the armed forces, police, fire brigade etc. Its possible you might be able to find something like that where you live too.

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