About the course

The ADPP is delivered collaboratively by CSU and NSW Police officers. The ADPP integrates field-based education, classroom, practical sessions, officer safety training, and NSW Police corporate computer systems training. In addition, the NSW Police Force includes physical fitness, drill and a variety of mandatory NSW Police specific sessions to complement subjects contained in ADPP.

Applications for this course should be made directly to CSU by applying online. Entry to the ADPP is competitive and subject to the operational needs and priorities of the NSW Police Force.

Study modes

Face to face teaching hours for full-time students are equivalent to full-time study within the University sector. Online is a study option for Session 1.

Classes are generally scheduled Monday to Friday and full-time students should expect to be on campus from Monday morning until Friday afternoon. Some weekend activities may be required.

Enrolment through: Goulburn Campus
Study mode: Full-time on campus or part-time online
Normal course duration: On campus for Session 1. Duration: 1 2/3 years (five terms)
or
Online for Session 1 (1a and 1b). Duration: 2 years (six terms)
Note: Session 2 is always studied on campus at NSW Police Academy, Goulburn.

Sessions 3, 4 and 5 involve field-based education and are studied online while employed as a Probationary Constable.

Admissions course code: On campus/online - KPOL
Predominantly online - EPOL

Key dates

Term dates are as follows:

Session codeCommencing dateTerm end
2018158 January 201813 April 2018
20184530 April 20183 August 2018
20186016 July 201819 October 2018
20187520 August 201823 November 2018

Please note: These dates are subject to change, please refer to you letter of offer for finalised dates.

Dates for online (distance education) residential schools:

SessionResidential school201845201875201915
1A

Res School 1

Res School 2

Res School 3

Fri-Sun Week 4:
25-27 MAY (3)

Fri-Sun Week 8:
22-24 JUN (3)

Mon-Fri Week 12:
16-20 JUL (5)

Fri-Sat Week 4:
14-15 SEP (2)*

Sat-Sun Week 8:
13-14 OCT (2)*

Mon-Thu Week 12:
5-8 NOV (4)*

Fri-Sun Week 4:
8-10 FEB (3)

Fri-Sun Week 8:
8-10 MAR (3)

Mon-Fri Week 12:
1-5 APR (5)

1B

Res School 1

Res School 2

Res School 3

Fri-Sun Week 5:
1-3 JUN (3)

Fri-Sun Week 9:
29 JUN – 1 JUL (3)

Mon-Fri Week 13:
23-27 JUL (5)

Fri-Sun Week 5:
21-23 SEP (3)

Fri-Sun Week 9:
19-21 OCT (3)

Mon-Fri Week 13:
12-16 NOV (5)

Fri-Sun Week 5:
15-17 FEB (3)*

Sat-Sun Week 9:
16-17 MAR (2)

Mon-Thu Week 13:
8-11 APR (4)*

Please note: Residential school duration (days) is noted within brackets.
Please note: These dates are subject to change, please refer to you letter of offer for finalised dates.

Please Note: * The residential schools for ADPP Session 1 online offering for Session 1A in 201875 will be held at Port Macquarie. In Session 1B beginning in January 2019, the residential schools will also be held at Port Macquarie.

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