Police Studies

Police overview



What should I have already achieved?

  • NCEA level 2



What will I learn?

  • Students will learn a foundational level understanding of the knowledge, skills, attributes and attitudes associated with the Police and Policing in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a constable in the New Zealand Police

  • Understand the different career opportunities within New Zealand Police

  • Demonstrate knowledge of initial scene investigation

  • Apply appropriate law and legislation to various policing tasks in the community

  • Understand and demonstrate the six core values of New Zealand Police: PRIMED

  • Understand basic investigative interview skills and apply these to situations which are common as a Constable of New Zealand Police

  • Understand knowledge of New Zealand Court procedures and processes

  • Demonstrate the physical attributes required for a recruit of New Zealand Police

  • Explore the leadership requirements of a police officer


How will this course be assessed?

  • Students must successfully complete all assessments within the programme

  • Students must attempt physical appraisal tests throughout the year

  • Maintain an appropriate level of attendance



Will there be any FAO? (Further Assessment Opportunities)

An FAO will be offered for AS91501. Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting

What are the course costs?

$90 (approx) Tough Guy/Gal Event (Friday 26 June. 2020)