Application Process

Information about the new process..

  1. Academic Requirement
  2. Police Entrance Exam

    The NSW Police Entrance Examination is used to select recruits for NSW Police Force and forms part of an applicants overall eligibility ranking . It is administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on behalf of NSW Police.

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  3. Police Application

    Once you have successfully completed the University Certificate in Workforce Essentials (UCWE) you may be eligible to submit an application to the NSW Police Force.   Once received, your police application will be allocated to a Recruitment case officer who will get to work processing your application.

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  4. Background Checks

    Upon receipt of your police application your recruitment case officer will conduct a number of background checks including detailed background vetting, employment checks and a more thorough investigation of your history.

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  5. Physical Medical Checks

    As a police recruit applicant you will be required to undertake a number of physical tests to determine your ability to perform the physical demands inherent to operational policing.  You will also be invited to attend a full medical assessment including a complete medical history.  The assessment will be conducted by an external provider and will assess your medical fitness to perform the inherent role and functions of an operational police officer.

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  6. Interview

    The final  stage of the recruitment process is a formal face to face interview.  The interview will be conducted by a three (3) member panel and will provide an opportunity for the NSW Police Force to assess you against a number of core qualities.  The interviews will be conducted at a number of metropolitan and regional locations.

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  7. Ranking & Eligibility

    Successfully completing all requirements of the recruitment process will see you progress onto the eligibility list to await an offer for placement into the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

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Police Entrance Exam

The NSW Police Entrance Examination is used to select recruits for NSW Police Force and forms part of an applicants overall eligibility ranking . It is administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on behalf of NSW Police.

Read more

Police Application

Once you have successfully completed the University Certificate in Workforce Essentials (UCWE) you may be eligible to submit an application to the NSW Police Force.   Once received, your police application will be allocated to a Recruitment case officer who will get to work processing your application.

Read more

Background Checks

Upon receipt of your police application your recruitment case officer will conduct a number of background checks including detailed background vetting, employment checks and a more thorough investigation of your history.

Read more

Physical & Medical Assessment

As a police recruit applicant you will be required to undertake a number of physical tests to determine your ability to perform the physical demands inherent to operational policing.  You will also be invited to attend a full medical assessment including a complete medical history.  The assessment will be conducted by an external provider and will assess your medical fitness to perform the inherent role and functions of an operational police officer.

Read more

Interview

The final  stage of the recruitment process is a formal face to face interview.  The interview will be conducted by a three (3) member panel and will provide an opportunity for the NSW Police Force to assess you against a number of core qualities.  The interviews will be conducted at a number of metropolitan and regional locations.

Read more

Ranking & the Eligibility Pool

Successfully completing all requirements of the recruitment process will see you progress onto the eligibility list to await an offer for placement into the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

Read more