Recruit - Training

Shaping the you of the future

Upon selection from the pool and placement into a recruit school, you’ll undergo a 28-week Academy course in one of the most advanced law enforcement training facilities in the world - the WA Police Academy in Joondalup.

Training Course Details

We train applicants to the highest level of excellence, with physically and academically demanding courses.  You will usually join an Academy squad with around 30 other successful applicants from varying backgrounds.

Don’t be daunted though, you will be well supported during your course, learning all aspects relevant to the role, ensuring you can confidently do the job.

Over 28 weeks, we will take you through a wide range of operational policing, including:

  • driver training
  • operational, safety and tactical training
  • legal studies and police procedures.

The course is physically and mentally demanding and designed to prepare you for life as a Police Officer. Upon course completion you will attend a formal graduation ceremony, following which you commence your probationary period.