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.

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.

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

Enrolment through: Goulburn Campus
Study mode: Full-time on campus or part-time distance education
Normal course duration: On campus for Session 1. Duration: 1 2/3 years (five terms)
Distance education 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 in distance education mode while employed as a Probationary Constable.

Admissions course code: On campus/distance education - KPOL
Predominantly distance education - EPOL

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.

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