(1) Preservice applicants are persons not employed as full-time or part-time peace officers. Preservice applicants shall be selected to attend the Montana Law Enforcement Academy Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course based on their ability to meet minimum qualifications. This includes successfully completing the pretest screening of their application, written and physical ability test, oral interview, background investigation, and criminal history investigation. Successful applicants will be ranked in accordance with ARM 23.12.1207. Scheduled attendance by the successful applicants to the Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course will be by order of rank from the applicant list and by course availability. Preservice applicants scheduled to attend the Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course shall receive reporting instructions and other information from the academy administrator or the academy administrator's designee.