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If successful at interview and required to attend a training course, you will be asked to attend an occupational health assessment where you will be examined by a member of the Service Occupational Health Team. You will complete a questionnaire looking at your medical history and complete the following tests:


  •             Hearing Test

  •             Chester Step Test

  •             Lung Function

  •             Physical Stamina

  •             Eye Test (completed at offsite Optician)

  •             General tests based on your completed medical questionnaire

  •             Substance Misuse Test


It is important that you do not complete any exercise or consume alcohol or caffeine immediately prior to the medical.


References will only be requested if successful at interview and invited to commence training.  You will need to supply one personal referee and details of your current or most recent employer.


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