After 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 Final Assessment stage.
The following shortlisting methods may be adopted:
The Selection Committee which usually consists of three members including a Lay member and a co-opted member will individually assess each of the application forms against the Personal Profile.
Following their individual assessment the Selection Committee will meet to agree a moderated assessment 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 Senior salaried schemes. A shortlist interview may be used to determine the applicants who will be invited to the final assessment stage and may include a Situational Judgement Exercise (see Final Assessment).