Police and Emergency Services Exam Preparation Course


1 evening per week for 15 weeks


Please refer to the dates tab on our website for upcoming dates or 'Register your Interest' to be notified of more upcoming dates as they are published.

Prior to enrolling in this course please contact the Short Course team on 1300 648 911, so we may put you in touch with the tutor to ensure that your requirements will be catered for.

If you are not able to attend classes because of work commitments, distance from Warrnambool Campus etc, the course may be delivered on a flexible basis 


Photo identification (including your date of birth).

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What You Learn

The skills needed to pass a number of entrance exams, including those required for:

- Victoria Police

- Australian Federal Police

- Australian Defence Forces

- Metropolitan Fire Brigade

- Country Fire Authority

- Public Service Clerical

What You Get

The skills and support you need to sit a Police or Emergency Services entrance exam.

Improvement in your literacy, numeracy and aptitude testing skills.

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Dress Code




Let us help you improve your chances of passing the entrance exam.

Delivered in a friendly and informal classroom environment, along with individual support according to your specific needs, this training will provide the hope, skills and guidance you need to feel best prepared for a Police or Emergency Services entrance exam.

Undertaking a number of trial examinations, the trainer will monitor your progress and let you know when you are ready to sit the exam of your choice.


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Aptitude
  • Testing skills
  • Trial exams

Enrolment Requirements

For further information  please contact The Short Course Team on 55648758, so we may refer you to  the tutor to discuss your delivery options, PRIOR to confirming your enrolment online.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours

  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team

  • Koorie Liaison Officer

  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs

  • Library and Research Centre

  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery

  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy