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Be ready for the exam.
Next basic tests: November 5th, 2019 !
The Ecole Moderne de Secrétariat et de Langues offers you a specific and individual preparation, adapted to your level. The schedules are to be agreed according to your availability and those of the teacher.
The École Moderne de Secrétariat et de Langues offers you a specific and individual preparation, adapted to your level. The schedules are to be agreed according to your availability and those of the teacher.
Forecast dates in 2020
- Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6:30pm
- Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:30pm
- Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:30pm
- Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6:30pm
- Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 6:30pm
Preparation for the french exam:
Flexible 6-hour package CHF700 (registration fee included)
Additional hours: CHF100/h
Passing a mock exam and corrections (duration: 2 hours) CHF190
Steps to becoming an aspiring police officer:
1. Before applying, take and pass the French test
2. Apply with a motivation letter and CV
3. Physical and psycho-technical test
4. Motivational interview, with an instructor and an officer
5. Interview with the police psychological service
6. Interview with senior officers
7. Setting in situation
8. Complementary French test
As part of the recruitment of future police officers, the Maison des Langues designs and administers the French exam.
The French exam is divided into two parts:
You are subjected to a basic test. The certificate of successful completion of this basic test is mandatory in order to be able to submit an application to the police. In order to access the recruitment process, you must also meet all of the following mandatory hiring criteria:
The basic test is composed of a structural part of the language
and a written comprehension part:
In case of success, the Maison des Langues sends you a certificate of success to be attached to your application form, and sends a copy of your results to the Police Training Centre.
The certificate is valid for 3 years.
If you fail, you can strengthen yourself and come back to another session.
The second part of the French exam takes place at the end of the recruitment process, once all the recruitment steps have been successfully completed.
Successful completion of this additional test is essential to qualify for police training.
Content of the additional test:
In case of success, the Maison des Langues sends you a certificate of success to be attached to your application form, and sends a copy of your results to the Police Training Centre, which is valid for 3 years; in case of failure, you can strengthen yourself and represent yourself at another session.
You will be directly convened by the Police Training Centre.
NB: in the event of failure, it is possible to retake an examination, the time limit being at least 4 months between two examinations.
Information for candidates holding a French certificate acquired before 2017
The French certificate obtained before 2017 (old formula) responds favourably to the basic and complementary tests. It is valid for 3 years from the date of submission of the application.
2 possible options
Our School prepares you for the basic test which is run by the UNIGE. The certificate of success of this basic test is mandatory in order to be able to submit an ASP application.
Do you want to protect the airport and diplomatic sites, monitor defendants and detainees, help turn away inadmissible persons? Do you like to solve conflicts and work in a team? Then the job of Public Safety Assistant (PSA) is for you.
If you meet all the prerequisites and possess the required qualities, you can apply to become a public security assistant to support the Geneva Cantonal Police and the Cantonal Detention Office.
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To register for one of our language or training courses, please contact the reception.
We are here to guide and advise you according to your personal requests and needs.
Your success is our satisfaction!