Learn skills to prepare you for the workforce

If you’d like to work in the police force, defence force or protective services, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prepare for selection examinations by refining your literacy, writing, reasoning, problem solving and mathematical skills.

Police force and Defence force classes are held as flexible delivery options during the day and/or evening. You may:
. Attend classes in the evening
. Access relevant units and may work independently in the Individual Learning Centre 9am - 12pm Monday to Friday (for up to 20 hours)
. And/or work from home at any time

Assistance from teaching staff on campus is available at the Individual Learning Centre or at the evening classes. All students must attend the first orientation lesson on campus.

Recommended: Minimum Year 10 level to meet the literacy and numeracy requirements of the course.

On completion you’ll receive a Statement of Attendance and have the skills you need to complete the selection examination.

The Victoria Police Education Entrance examination (PL00001) is offered on a Saturday each month alternatively at Dandenong and Frankston.

The Defence forces entrance examinations are offered on a Monday of each month at Dandenong and Frankston.


The first session includes orientation.

Course code
SC457