From January 1, 2023, those looking to become a police officer in NSW will receive a financial boost while studying.
From January 1, 2023, those looking to become a police officer in NSW will receive a $3000 financial boost while studying on campus and have greater flexibility to work during distance learning sessions.
The new incentives for recruits from 2023 include:
👮 A $3000 on-campus allowance during Session Two.
💻 Reducing the online entry level component of study, the University Certificate in Workforce Essentials (UCWE), from eight to four weeks to help recruits move into the Associate Diploma of Policing Practice sooner.
💰 Reducing the cost of the UCWE course from about $1800 to $700 which recruits will now only enroll in after the recruitment assessment is complete.
🚓 Introducing field placements as a key component of Session One learning, allowing recruits to experience operational scenarios and get a taste of the realities of being a police officer.