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Certificate in Police and Defence Force Entry Preparation Level 3

This course is available


Level of Study



20 weeks

Next start date

Expected May 2023


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Then this programme is for you, Get ready to join the New Zealand Defence Force or Police, with our physical, fun training. This is your first step towards a rewarding, adrenalin-fuelled future. And with New Zealand looking for many more Police this is the perfect time.

What will I learn?

Learn and practice the skills you need to sit the New Zealand Defence Force Pre Entry test, including time management, team work and discipline.

You will cover:

  • Security operations
  • Risk and injury prevention and management in sport and recreation
  • Role of NZ Police and the community services it provides
  • Basic emergency care
  • Effective communication skills
  • Study and career planning
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Physical fitness

What qualifications will I gain?

  • Certificate in Police and Defence Force Entry Preparation Level 3
  • NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Level 3

Where will this take me?

Congratulations! You can now apply to sit the New Zealand Defence Force Pre-entry test. Plus, you’ll have developed some awesome skills that will help you in all sorts of roles. There’s no doubt you will stand out from the crowd having trained at Ignite Colleges.

Entry criteria

If you are 16 years and older and want to get into the Police or Defence Force, this programme will give you the best possible start.

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