What the CHIP test involves and the scores you need to pass:
The Physical Ability Assessment includes the following four components:
- Muscular Endurance: The score is the number of bent-leg sit-ups performed in one minute.
- Absolute Strength: The score is the number of correct full-body push-ups performed in one minute.
- Anaerobic Power: The score is the time it takes the candidate to run at maximal effort for a distance of 300 meters.
- Cardiovascular Capacity: The score is the time (minutes:seconds) it takes the candidate to perform a 1.5-mile run.
Standards for Passing
The minimum scores for employment as a police officer are included below.
|Age/Gender||Sit-Ups||Push-Ups||300 Meter Run||1.5 Mile Run
|Male 20-29||38||29||59 seconds||12:38|
|Male 30-39||35||24||59 seconds||13:04|
|Male 40-49||29||18||72 seconds||13:49|
|Male 50-59||24||13||83 seconds||15:03|
|Female 20-29||32||15||71 seconds||14:50|
|Female 30-39||25||11||79 seconds||15:38|
|Female 40-49||20||9||94 seconds||16:21|