Aptitude Task 3:
This test is designed to test the candidate’s ability to operate in a confined darkened environment and to identify any potential for claustrophobia.
Wearing a Breathing Apparatus and blackened face mask the candidate will be led to the start of a tunnel; Candidates will be required to enter the tunnel head first, they will then be directed to crawl in this tunnel until a command of ‘stop’ is given. After a period of time (1 minute) the command of ‘recommence’ will be given and the candidate will continue to the end.
Candidates will be deemed to have failed if they:
- Remove the face mask, helmet or any other piece of protective equipment.
- Fail to follow command instructions.
- Are unable to complete the task.
- Require assistance to be removed from the tunnel.