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Forum: Police
May 6th 2014, 11:04 am
Replies: 268
Views: 41,428
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL 2014 Results

I did easyjet to Stansted for both my visits. No problems and was cheaper than the train. And obviously a hell of a lot quicker too. Better flying to London City if you can though.
HB
Forum: Police
Apr 27th 2014, 10:18 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 41,428
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL 2014 Results

Last September the fitness was

Bleep
Sit up
5 x press up
10 x 25kg bent over row
Hand grip strength
1 x 40kg deadlift
Agility test.
Forum: Police
Apr 26th 2014, 1:12 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 41,428
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL 2014 Results

Ladies. Chill. The sit up is doable. Practice them in reverse first. Start at the top and slowly, painfully lower yourself to the floor. 2 sets of 20 everyday. After 10 days of this you won't be far...
Forum: Police
Apr 21st 2014, 9:15 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,628
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPol 2014 PPE physical preparation.

The only thing different for the ladies is the levels on the bleep.
HB
Forum: Police
Apr 19th 2014, 12:35 am
Replies: 268
Views: 41,428
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL 2014 Results

Speak for yourself mate, personally I was an oasis of calm in the middle of an Irrational Email Checking sea. Bleep bleep
HB
Forum: Police
Apr 19th 2014, 12:04 am
Replies: 42
Views: 7,421
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPol 2014 PEE preparation

I paid £180 for two nights which given it's location was a pretty decent price. Biggest thing for me was that it was only a 2 min walk to Australia House.

A few others I know stayed in rooms...
Forum: Police
Apr 18th 2014, 10:40 am
Replies: 42
Views: 7,421
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPol 2014 PEE preparation

I stayed in the Strand Palace Hotel. Top of Waterloo bridge. 2 mins from Australia House.
HB
Forum: Police
Apr 17th 2014, 4:26 am
Replies: 268
Views: 41,428
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL 2014 Results

Granty99 I'm ex Central and just started at the Academy
HB
Forum: Police
Apr 5th 2014, 12:51 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,571
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: I emigrate tomorrow

Before you even move they send you list of districts and you select your top 3 and they allocate you one. So you know where you'll be but not what station.

We still don't know what station we'll...
Forum: Police
Mar 30th 2014, 1:24 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

And not a day goes by I don't curse the Visa Gods aloud.
HB
Forum: Police
Mar 29th 2014, 12:39 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

I'm old Irish. I forget easily. You, on the other hand, claim to be young. So you have no excuse. The beers are on you.
HB
(PS - hijack 😃)
Forum: Police
Mar 29th 2014, 10:46 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Irish you'll need every cent of that $800 to buy me all the beers you owe me for dragging you through :)

Davis they will offer start dates. You can put them off but you run the risk of courses ...
Forum: Police
Mar 29th 2014, 3:27 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

A very helpful colleague made a spreadsheet of Fortnightly outgoings based on a 5th year salary whilst training.

I won't post the whole lot but after paying rent$450/week, car$200/fortnight and...
Forum: Police
Mar 28th 2014, 7:44 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Get used to it mate. Because the waiting only gets harder from here on.

HB
Forum: Police
Mar 23rd 2014, 7:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,571
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: I emigrate tomorrow

No need to spoil it
HB
Forum: Police
Mar 22nd 2014, 4:53 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,571
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: I emigrate tomorrow

Update. It's ******* magic.
Forum: Police
Mar 19th 2014, 11:26 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,571
Posted By HarryBosch

I emigrate tomorrow

Dear WAPOL wannabees,

Less than a year ago I applied as an International applicant during Western Australian police's May 2014 recruitment drive.

I was successful and tomorrow I fly to...
Forum: Police
Mar 15th 2014, 6:24 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

I agree Pincher. My point was that right now the most important thing, and where the focus should be, is the application. Nothing else matters because if you don't get it right and survive the sift...
Forum: Police
Mar 13th 2014, 6:27 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Cheers Fadsie. One week today 😀

I'm sure you're right. Last years experience will be a big help for you and I'm sure that we'll be catching a cold beer together in 2015.

Good luck. And...
Forum: Police
Mar 12th 2014, 8:35 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

No reason you won't be mate. Just use the advice on here and prepare properly and we'll be welcoming you next year with a cold one.
Few days to go so PM any questions you have.

HB
Forum: Police
Mar 12th 2014, 8:06 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

It'll come mate. Practice them in reverse first. Helped me loads.
It'll frustrate the hell out if you then one day Boom!!! You'll wonder what the fuss was.
Forum: Police
Mar 12th 2014, 2:00 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Nice one Foggy. In the meantime you can start preparing for the exams and that bloody sit up.
Forum: Police
Mar 12th 2014, 10:11 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Stu, the practicalities are important. But right now the most important part of this process is getting through the sift.

You've a year to work on practicalities :p
Forum: Police
Mar 12th 2014, 8:53 am
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Shift patter, unfortunately, varies from station to station. Some get it well in advance, others two weeks in advance.

My advice would be to concentrate all your energies on your application...
Forum: Police
Mar 9th 2014, 5:00 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 32,735
Posted By HarryBosch

Re: WAPOL recruiting Internationally again!

Plenty info already in the site mate. Just take a look back to last years posts.
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