STAR Police


STAR Police will give you a look into a career with the New Zealand Police. Over the 2 days, you’ll learn all about the Police and its operations, including:

  • Public Safety Teams
  • Criminal Investigation Branch
  • Road Policing Teams, and
  • Family Harm.

You can also find out more about what it takes to get into The Royal New Zealand Police College. This is a level 3 course and is intended for students at Year 12 or 13.

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How this course helps with unit standards:

When you successfully complete this STAR course, you’ll be credited with unit standard 4259-Describe a system in an operation in an organisation (Level 3, 2 credits).

Where to from here?

STAR Police leads to the NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Levels 3 & 4 programme at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

This programme prepares students for the tests they’ll need to pass to get into the New Zealand Police.

Future careers:

Start a journey towards becoming:

  • a police officer with New Zealand Police
  • a member of the armed service
  • a corrections officer.

Course length: 2 days in a row

Cost: $135 incl. GST

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