A timed test that requires you to step up and down on a 12-inch high platform at a rate of 120 steps per minute for five minutes. An audio CD containing a constant beat and verbal cues will be used to maintain cadence. This test is a measure of dynamic muscular strength and endurance of the upper body.
What disqualifies you from being a CBP officer?
You may be disqualified if your background includes: Use of illegal drugs and/or the sale distribution of illegal drugs. Convictions, including misdemeanor domestic violence charges.
What is the 5 minute step test?
It tests the cardiovascular system and reflects the general capacity of body to cope with increased physical work load and ability to recover from it. This test is simple to conduct and requires minimal equipment. Participants step at a rate of 30 steps per minute for 5 minutes or until exhaustion.
What is a medical disqualifier for CBP?
Any disease or condition that may potentially interfere with the safe and efficient performance of the job's duties or training may result in medical disqualification. No condition is automatically disqualifying; each determination is made on a case-by-case basis.
What is the fail rate for CBP?
Nearly 50% of recruits fail the polygraph or lie-detector component, the vice president of the National Border Patrol Council said.
What happens if you fail CBP fitness test?
A PFT pass result is valid for one year, or as long as an applicant's selection for the position remains active. If an applicant receives a PFT fail result, the applicant can reapply and be afforded another opportunity to complete the PFT upon selection.