Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admission requirements to enrol in the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University?

Please visit the entry requirements knowledge article

How do I enrol in the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University?

Visit About the course

Can I defer my place in the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University?

No, this course cannot be deferred.

What does the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course cost?

For annual fee’s please visit About the Course

Why do I have to complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course to join the NSW Police Force?

The course is designed to better prepare applicants for the Associate Degree in Policing Practice and a career with the NSW Police Force.

Does completing the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course guarantee me entry to the NSW Police Force?

No. Successful completion of the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course does not guarantee recruitment, selection or training as a policing student, or future employment with the NSW Police Force.

What will I study in the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course?

Visit our course handbook PPP100 (csu.edu.au)

What are the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University study mode options?

For part time (UCWE) and full time (ACWE) online study mode options, visit About the Course

Do I need a computer or laptop to do the University Certificate in Workforce Essentials course?

Yes, please visit About the Course to source what you will need prior to your studies

Do I get a grade score for completing the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course?

No. Students who complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course will receive a SY-Satisfactory or US-Unsatisfactory result.

Can I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

No. Recognition of Prior Learning will not be awarded for the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course.

What happens if I fail?

Students can apply for admission to another session offering of the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course.

I am currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminal Justice or Bachelor of Policing and Public Safety. Do I have to complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course?

Yes. All applicants must successfully complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course as part of the mandatory requirements to apply to join the NSW Police Force. Visit the NSW police recruitment website for full details about applying to join the NSW Police Force.

If I have a Bachelor of Policing from another university, do I have to complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course?

Yes. All applicants must successfully complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course as part of the mandatory requirements to apply to join the NSW Police Force. Visit the NSW police recruitment website for full details about applying to join the NSW Police Force.

How do I obtain my course transcript after I complete Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course?

Once you successfully complete the Workforce Essentials with Charles Sturt University course and grades are released, you will receive an email with login details to access your digital transcript via the My eQuals website.

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