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Step Two: Group Exercise

If you meet the requirements at Stage One and are shortlisted following the initial Online Application/Supporting Statement, you will be invited to complete a group exercise.

The group exercise will be a face to face event where you will be part of a small group. The event will be made up of three parts:

  • A welcome and overview of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. This will not be assessed but
    will instead allow you to get to know the Service and meet your cohort before the assessed part of the
    group exercise commences.
  • An assessed group exercise based on a scenario task that will require you to work with the other
    candidates, demonstrating both your individual behaviours and skills and how you work as part of a team.
  • Following the group exercise, your assessor will conduct a professional discussion based on your
    performance, allowing you to reflect and feedback.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity. If you would like information on the adjustments that can be made at this stage of the application process, please contact