IPMA-HR has developed study guides for our entry-level police and fire tests. These study guides are available either for purchase by your applicants or by your department directly for distribution to your applicants.

Entry-Level Police Officer Candidate Study Guide

The Entry-Level Police Officer Candidate Study Guide (3rd Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any IPMA-HR entry-level, multiple-choice police officer test. The study guide helps candidates understand what each test assesses, and the content and types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items.

Entry-Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide

The Entry-Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide (2nd Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any of IPMA-HR’s entry-level, multiple-choice firefighter tests. The study guide helps them understand what each test assesses, and the content and types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items.

Entry-level Emergency Communications Center Candidate Study Guide

ECC Study Guide

The Entry-Level Emergency Communications Center (ECC) Candidate Study Guide (1st Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any of IPMA-HR’s entry-level, multiple-choice telecommunicator tests. The study guide helps them understand the content areas that the tests assess, as well as the types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items. This study guide also includes a video component in which candidates will listen to a series of calls and answer multiple-choice questions based on what they hear.