Written Exam, PSRAS Portfolio and CIT Assessments Saving of £20.00 for Individuals

This package includes all 3 assessments for the Police Station Representatives Accreditation Scheme (PSRAS); the Written Exam, Portfolio Submission and Critical Incidents Test (CIT). This package is for non-qualified practitioners who are not exempt from the PSRAS Written Exam.

Written Exam

The police station accreditation Written Exam is a two hour 'open book' assessment which will assess your understanding of the police station representatives’ role in the police station and the skills that are needed to perform that role effectively.

The PSRAS Written Exam will assess your understanding of, and ability to, explain to a client relevant law and procedures drawn from the major areas listed below:

  • Substantive criminal law
  • The treatment of persons in custody
  • The conduct of police interviews
  • The evidential significance of facts or of things said or not said
  • Police powers outside the police station
  • The criminal process

If you would like to review police station accreditation Written Exam past papers and attempt sample police station accreditation exam questions, why not check out our PSRAS Written Exam Support Course.

Portfolio Submission

The police station accreditation Portfolio will contain summaries of nine cases in which you have been involved with both the giving of advice, and attendance at an interview between the police and the client, at a police station.

The purpose of the PSRAS Portfolio is to:

  • Enable us to assess your competence to give advice in police stations
  • Encourage you to consider and reflect upon your performance in the police station
  • Encourage your supervising solicitor to review your competence and to take steps to address any deficiencies

On registration candidates will receive detailed police station accreditation Portfolio guidance in the form of our PSRAS Regulations. If you feel you would benefit from reviewing a police station accreditation portfolio example when putting your own submission together, why not check out our PSRAS Portfolio Support Course.

Critical Incidents Test

The purpose of police station accreditation Critical Incidents Test (CIT) is to assess your effectiveness in advising and assisting clients at the police station. The Critical Incidents Test takes the form of a role play assessment under exam conditions.

The Critical Incidents Test comprises of several scenarios station which will be presented to you on an audio tape. These scenarios are designed to illustrate common situations which police station representatives are likely to face whilst at the police. Issues will be posed to you, either verbally or in terms of their behaviour, by police officers, your client or third parties. You will be required to respond to the scenario audibly and engage with the scenario by taking the role of a probationary police station representative. An audio recording will be made of your responses. You will be assessed on the appropriateness of the responses provided, your oral communication and assertiveness skills.

If you would like to undertake training to prepare yourself the for the Critical Incidents Test, why not book an PSRAS Interactive Session – CIT and do a mock assessment with a member of our Assessment Board.

Please click the links below for further details regarding each assessment and for a copy of our assessment timetable.

To request an invoice, please contact the Accreditations Department on 0151 236 2024

Courses Included in this Bundle

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1 PSRAS Portfolio Submission Police Station Accreditation 0 View Course
2 PSRAS CIT Police Station Accreditation 0 View Course
3 PSRAS Written Exam Police Station Accreditation 0 View Course
  • Price
  • £ 590


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