Prior to the closing date for applications and after all applicants eligibility has been checked the shortlisting stage will begin. This process will identify the applicants who will progress to the Assessment stage.
The following shortlisting methods may ay adopted:
The Selection Committee which usually consists of a Legal Member, a Lay member and an independent co-opted member who will individually assess each of the application forms.
Following their individual scoring the Selection Committee will meet to agree a moderated score for each applicant which will determine those proceeding to the next stage of the process.
The test will be designed by current members of that judicial tier and will be used to assess an applicant’s suitability for that particular office.
- Content of the Test
- Test scoring
This method is typically used in high level salaried schemes a shortlist interview may be used to determine the applicants who will be invited the final assessment stage.