National Testing Network Expands Public Safety Applicant Testing Centers

Outsourcing Applicant Testing To a Third Party Reduces Cost, Increases Applicant Flow and Increases Diversity for Local Public Safety Departments.
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July 19, 2012 - PRLog -- National Testing Network, the leader in outsourced applicant testing for public safety departments today announced a new test location partnership with Rio Hondo Community College to deliver firefighter and law enforcement applicant testing services.  

Rio Hondo Community College will provide applicant testing sessions for public safety departments in the Los Angeles region beginning August 2012.  

This service will enable public safety departments to greatly reduce their applicant screening costs and reallocate resources.   By offering real-time applicant score reports, NTN clients will have current applicant information and the necessary test score data to make better informed hiring decisions.  

NTN utilizes validated applicant testing products designed by Ergometrics.   All tests are job-simulated and designed to identify the applicants with the necessary decision making skills and critical thinking aptitude to perform well within public safety.  

NTN Applicant Testing: Key Benefits

• Quickly identify top applicants

• Centralize screening tasks and streamline work flow

• Greatly reduce applicant recruitment and testing costs

• Greatly reduce applicant recruitment and testing costs

• Increase diversity


“This new relationship will give departments in California an opportunity to reduce costs, while enhancing their applicant screening and recruitment practices.  This model is the future of public safety applicant testing.” Said NTN president Carl Swander, Ph.D.  “We are now able to deliver the most sophisticated and high quality applicant testing products and services in the industry through a highly reputable public safety public safety program at Rio Hondo.”

"The partnership between NTN and Rio Hondo Community College is a win-win for both applicants and departments.” said Implementation Specialist Bonnie Eskeli.  

About Ergometrics and National Testing Network  

Ergometrics is a human resource management firm specializing in personnel selection and training. Established in 1981, Ergometrics has designed the most comprehensive, award winning video testing and job simulation testing programs in the nation. We have provided personnel testing services for over 1,000 clients in the US and Canada. Forty three of the 50 largest cities in the US use our products, as do most state governments and hundreds of local entities and smaller organizations.  

National Testing Network, Inc. (NTN), is Ergometrics’ outsourcing division, providing continuous professional testing services for public safety departments, including fire, law enforcement and communications departments.   For more information, please visit or

About Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College provides fire service education and training specifically as a Nationally Ranked Fire Technology program and wild land fire academy provider. Since 1968, Rio Hondo College Fire Academy has been offering a California State Certified Fire Academy and is a local regional academy reaccredited in 2011 for another 5 years.  Visit our website at
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