Current Shipping Schedule

IPMA-HR continues to ship on an abbreviated schedule, typically on Tuesdays. These dates are not guarantees of when outgoing shipments will be sent and all agencies should allow ample time for their order to arrive.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER ENTRY-LEVEL (CO-EL) TESTS

Know which candidates will be successful on the job before you hire them. Our entry-level corrections tests assess the knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics (KSAOs) necessary for success as a new correctional officer. No prior training or experience is assumed of candidates taking any of our entry-level corrections tests.

Man readingSTUDY GUIDES

Give your job candidates every opportunity to succeed with IPMA-HR's Entry-Level Correctional Officer Candidate Study Guide. Learn more.

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER REPORT COMPLETION EXERCISE

Assess candidates’ observational, listening, and written communication skills with this video-based simulation exercise. Instructions and a 30-minute timer are embedded in the video to make administration easy.

TECHNICAL REPORT + TEST RESPONSE DATA REPORT

Don't forget to review the technical report for each exam to see how it was developed and validated. The test response data report contains the nationally frequency distribution for the exam and adverse impact information.