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Andy_K  
#1 Posted : 16 May 2020 18:23:11(UTC)
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Andy_K

Hi all, After finally passing my IPD, I am now booked onto peer review, which admittedly am a little bit nervous about. I’m trying to do my research into what sort of questions I will be asked. I have browsed at threads and understand I am likely to be asked core safety questions. I understand these will be questions based around policy and procedures, risk assessment, accident investigation, monitoring/measuring performance. To me these are questions based around the old popimra acronym(yes I know we have switched to plan do check act) Are there likely to be any other subjects I am hit with? I am studying hard by creating potential questions that I could be asked. With regards to core questions have I covered most of them or will I be asked something that could really stump me? I am studying the code of conduct. Thank you in advance.
Wailes900134  
#2 Posted : 17 May 2020 06:24:19(UTC)
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Wailes900134

Hi Andy, Many branches have people who specialise in this specific support area but in lockdown this may not help much. Staffordshire branch did make a video of a mock interview a while back which I believe can be found on YouTube.
iandixon  
#3 Posted : 15 July 2020 07:51:42(UTC)
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iandixon

Originally Posted by: Wailes900134 Go to Quoted Post
Hi Andy, Many branches have people who specialise in this specific support area but in lockdown this may not help much. Staffordshire branch did make a video of a mock interview a while back which I believe can be found on YouTube.

Oh that was it, great thank you so much!

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Wailes900134 on 15/07/2020(UTC)
Darren Guy  
#4 Posted : 18 July 2020 12:50:47(UTC)
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Darren Guy

Be yourself, show your passion. The panel want to know, in addition to your technical competence (which you have pretty much demonstrated already by getting this far!) that you will be a good ambassador to the profession. They want to see that you genuinely believe in what you do, and why you are doing it. Every individual has the right to return home after work without injury or ill health. You should also recognise the code of conduct and what it means. Pride, enthusiasm and above all commitment is important. The technical knowledge can be learnt, but can you engage with workers? Can you encourage them to see that health and safety is for their benefit? Can you lead them on your journey to an improved workplace? 

Sounds corny? But for me this is the greatest reason. Hearts and minds. This is how our profession has changed from being a stuffy old boys brigade who were given safety as an add on to their job, to an engaging professional who wants to know people.

Good luck, I'm sure you will be fine. 

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danpelayo  
#5 Posted : 04 August 2020 03:30:18(UTC)
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danpelayo

Originally Posted by: Andy_K Go to Quoted Post
Hi all, After finally passing my IPD, I am now booked onto peer review, which admittedly am a little bit nervous about. I’m trying to do my research into what sort of questions I will be asked. I have browsed at threads and understand I am likely to be asked core safety questions. I understand these will be questions based around policy and procedures, risk assessment, accident investigation, monitoring/measuring performance. To me these are questions based around the old popimra acronym(yes I know we have switched to plan do check act) Are there likely to be any other subjects I am hit with? I am studying hard by creating potential questions that I could be asked. With regards to core questions have I covered most of them or will I be asked something that could really stump me? I am studying the code of conduct. Thank you in advance.

It’s important to remember that the panel of interviewers want to know about you. Be mindful that the interview seeks to bring together the learning and development that YOU have completed on YOUR journey through the IPD process. Prepare well. It might sound obvious, but make sure you can confidently talk about your route to PRI – whether that’s being able to tease out information from your CPD entries, or by talking through your skills development portfolio. The interview will start with a 10-minute presentation from you about your career history, qualifications, achievements and current responsibilities. Don’t be afraid to include your career aspirations and any future plans you may have. Also, while 10 minutes is a rough guide in terms of time, please be mindful that a 20-minute presentation could have a knock-on effect on others who are there for interview, so please be respectful.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ser conjugation

peter gotch  
#6 Posted : 04 August 2020 11:31:06(UTC)
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peter gotch

Good advice from dan.

Practice your presentation several times. Check the timings.

If using slides, don't put everything you say onto the slides - key words and phrases that you can talk to.

Decide whether or not you will accept interruptions before you start and set the rules at the beginning of your presentation. Leave enough time in your presentation to be able to say:

"As I said at the start of my presentation, please could you leave all QQ until the end." (or similar words to denote that you are confident whilst at the same time being firm but fair). 

Pretend that it's a job interview. If you say no questions until the end one of the panel will likely interrupt just to see how you deal with that!

P

geordierfc  
#7 Posted : 04 August 2020 14:43:14(UTC)
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geordierfc

I was looking through the IOSH site for tips on completing my IPD for Chartered status, as I am looking at completiing IPD as part of my CPD portfolio. I came across this mock IOSH video of the peer review, it is played out with IOSH employees and gives you an idea of wahat the peer review entails. Good Luck

https://iosh.com/more/news-listing/top-tips-for-passing-your-peer-review-interview/

Billy McPheat

Edited by user 04 August 2020 15:22:56(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

hannahberry  
#8 Posted : 11 November 2020 04:36:49(UTC)
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hannahberry

This was a blow when the Staffordshire branch did a video of an earlier fake interview that I believe can be found on YouTube. geometry dash

peter gotch  
#9 Posted : 11 November 2020 10:37:35(UTC)
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peter gotch

REPORTED.

martynp1000  
#10 Posted : 13 November 2020 12:32:00(UTC)
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martynp1000

Originally Posted by: Andy_K Go to Quoted Post
Hi all, The interview will start with a 10-minute presentation from you about your career history, qualifications, achievements and current responsibilities. Don’t be afraid to include your career aspirations and any future plans you may have. Also, while 10 minutes is a rough guide in terms of time, please be mindful that a 20-minute presentation could have a knock-on effect on others who are there for interview, so please be respectful. 

Not quite accurate - the presentation is 10 minutes and the panel is directed to ensure that it does not exceed this time so as to be consistent and fair across all interviews.  As panel chair I try to give a one or two minute warning if it looks as though the candidate is likely to breach this limit - as a rule of thumb try to get your timing to 8 minutes and you will pretty much hit 10 minutes on the nose.

Edited by user 13 November 2020 12:33:35(UTC)  | Reason: to remove a hyperlink that appeared from nowhere!!

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watson  
#11 Posted : 26 May 2021 03:48:21(UTC)
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watson

Great article. Thanks for sharing. Stickman Hook

RVThompson  
#12 Posted : 26 May 2021 06:53:22(UTC)
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RVThompson

Reported.

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Roundtuit on 26/05/2021(UTC), Alan Haynes on 26/05/2021(UTC), peter gotch on 26/05/2021(UTC)
peter gotch  
#13 Posted : 26 May 2021 12:25:27(UTC)
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peter gotch

So, new poster, Watson.

Can we expect Sherlock next?

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RVThompson on 26/05/2021(UTC)
GavenRank  
#14 Posted : 27 May 2021 17:41:15(UTC)
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GavenRank

We were asked a week ago to do an essay on the interview format. But I personally find it hard to formulate questions in a way that is precise and concise. That's why I decided not to suffer, and just ask for help from those who can figure it out. For example, I found a college essay writing service and it just help people like me to solve problems with writing assignments. So if you need to correct the text, you already know what to do.

peter gotch  
#15 Posted : 27 May 2021 17:46:20(UTC)
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peter gotch

REPORTED.

Same nuisance with same breach of Forum rules.

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