# What level is the police bleep test?

The standard needed for an officer who requires PST as part of their role is 5.4 which means running at least in time with the bleeps for four shuttles at level 5. The whole test takes 3 minutes and 35 seconds and covers 525m.

## How hard is level 5.4 on bleep test?

Simply put, the test needs to be more rigorous. To reach a level of 5.4 in the bleep test requires very little preparation. It is the equivalent of running at 5.5mph for 3 and a half minutes. In our opinion, this means that the minimum should be upped.

## What is the UK Police bleep test?

The 'bleep test' takes 3 minutes and 35 seconds and is made up of 35, 15 metre shuttles between two points. Your running speed will start at 7.9kph and will increase to 9.9kph. The idea is to reach the other side before the next bleep.

## How far is 8.8 on the beep test?

To pass this test you must achieve level 8 shuttle 8 (8.8). You will be asked to run at increasing speeds of 0.5 km/hr over a 20 meter shuttle distance to the pace of a cd player. You will start off jogging at 8.5 km/hr at level 1. The test will bleep to start and you must meet the bleep at each 20m shuttle.

## What is the highest beep test score ever?

TIL the world record holder for the beep test (a common running test for measuring fitness) is held by a Fijian who weighs 103kg (227 lbs), with a score of 17.1. The beep test world record is 19.2, held by Håkan Mild. Source 1 and Source 2 . Also Graham Bashop, All Black scrum half did a level 19 in the early 90's.

## Is Level 9 on the beep test good?

For a 26-35 year old male (in terms of the number of levels/number of shuttles completed), a very poor score is 5/2; an average score is 7/10-8/9; and an excellent score is 12/9.

## How many people fail the police bleep test?

After taking part in the 15-metre "bleep" shuttle run test, about 253 of the 22,078 male officers who took part (an average of 1%) and 598 of 7,969 female officers (an average of 8%) were unsuccessful.

## How long does it take to get to 5.4 on bleep test?

Level 5.4 (the required pass mark) involves 3 minutes and 40 seconds of running.

## Is the beep test 15 or 20 Metres?

There are two main variants; the 15m bleep test, and the 20m bleep test. A bleep test involves running back and forth along a 15 or 20 meter track in time to a series of beeps. The beeps during the course of the test get progressively faster as the levels increase.

## Is the beep test harder than running?

Depending on your abilities, the beep test should take longer than a 1.5-mile timed run. It should require more than 13 minutes on the beep test to score the same in the VO2 max calculator as you would from a fast nine-minute, 1.5-mile run.

## How far is 6.5 on the beep test?

You'll have to reach at least level 6.5 on your beep test. That means you'll be running for a total of 5 minutes and 47 seconds getting progressively faster at every level. By the time you complete level 6.5, you'd have run a distance of 920m that equals 46 sprints.

## What is a good beep test score 15m?

Any score above 15 is considered excellent. For women, level 15 is the highest seen, and anything above level 14 is an excellent score. We have some norm tables so you can get a rating for results from the beep test. The Beep Test Calculator will also give a fitness rating.

## Can you train for a bleep test on a treadmill?

Training for the Beep Test

You can use the treadmill to perform a beep-type test as a workout to improve your fitness and prepare for the standard beep test. To more closely replicate the total time of the test, you should increase the running speeds of each level, or increase the gradient (e.g. 5%).

## What fitness tests do you have to do for police?

What's involved in the medical and fitness tests?
• Checking your height, weight and Body Mass Index (BMI)
• A musculoskeletal assessment.
• Blood pressure check / urinalysis.
• Spirometry (Lung capacity test)
• Hearing and eyesight checks.

## What happens if you fail the bleep test police UK?

The standard across most UK police forces is that if you fail to reach the required bleep test level you will be referred to your forces Health & Fitness Advisors. The advisors will be able to produce you a fitness programme with exercises that will help you reach the required level of fitness.

## What happens if you fail the police fitness test?

But, if you fail the fitness test three times, you may be subject to Unsatisfactory Performance Procedures (UPP). It is recommended that a period of at least six weeks is advisable between each re-take to allow officers time to train to achieve the 5:4 standard.

## How many levels are in 15m bleep test?

15m Bleep Test Instructions

The bleeps, or beeps, speed up with each level, which lasts around a minute in duration. There are 21 levels in total, which is the case for both the 15m bleep test and 20m bleep test.

## Is beep test good for fitness?

The beautiful thing about the beep test as a standalone workout is that in a short space of time, even just 5 to 10 minutes, it can have huge health and fitness benefits. Reduced risk of heart disease, improved energy levels, improved immune systems, are all benefits of regular cardiovascular exercise.

## Does the beep test get faster?

Each run must be synchronised with a pre-recorded audio track which plays beeps (hence the name 'beep test') at regular intervals. Over the course of the test, the athlete progresses up through various levels (lasting just over a minute each), with the beeps getting faster at each new level reached.

## How far is the RAF bleep test?

The subject must run between two markers set exactly 20 metres apart. The subject must keep up with a series of pre- recorded bleeps. The time between each bleep progressively increases in speed every minute.

## Can anyone finish the beep test?

We don't think anyone has completed the 23 levels. As this is a field test of endurance that is often used to test large groups, the best endurance athletes in the world would probably not have even tried the test.
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