If you have an interview coming up with Home Office Border Force job? If yes then check out following interview questions to be prepared for your day.
Interested in becoming a Border Force officer in the UK?
You’ll need to:
- be a UK national with no restrictions on your stay
- have lived in the UK for the last 5 years
- pass background and security checks
- pass a medical examination
- have a good level of physical fitness
To enter at officer level, you’ll also need to have one of the following:
– experience of serving in the army or the police
– 2 A levels (or equivalent UCAS Tariff points) at grade E or above
You could also start out as an assistant officer and work you way up. For an assistant officer role you’ll usually need 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) or equivalent, including English and maths.
GOV.UK has more information about careers in the civil service and how to apply.
If you’re a graduate, you can apply through the Civil Service Fast Stream.
Border Force Interview Questions
- When did you achieve something you’re really proud of?
- Do you prefer the big picture or the small details?
- What tasks are always left on your to-do list?
- What energises you?
- What do you enjoy doing the least?
- How do you stay motivated?
- What do you like to do in your spare time?
- How would your close friends describe you?
- How do you feel about deadlines?
- Have you ever done something differently the second time around?
- Do you think this role will play to your strengths?
- What did you enjoy studying at school or university?
- Do you most like starting tasks or finishing them?
- Do you find there are enough hours in the day to complete your to-do list?
- Describe a successful day. What made it successful?
- What are your weaknesses?
- What are you good at?