All policing roles involve a detailed recruitment process.
To give you an idea of what’s ahead, these are the recruitment stages all applicants will experience:
- Application Process
- Eligibility Checks
- Entrance Exam
- Background Checks
- Fitness Test
- Psych Testing
- Health Checks
- Comprehensive Checks
- Panel Interview
Roles within Victoria Police are in demand – so the process is competitive. When you treat every stage of the process with attention to detail and focus, it demonstrates to us that you are committed and it will also help you decide whether a career with Victoria Police is right for you.
The recruitment process can take in excess of 6 months, depending on how ready you are, so we urge you to start preparing now! The quicker you book your exam and fitness test and return your medical and other documentation, the faster your application will progress.
Whichever role you decide on, you’ll need to meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply:
- 18 years of age or over
- Australian citizenship or permanent residence or New Zealand citizenship with special category visa
- Body Mass Index (BMI) standard
- Good character and reputation
- First Aid certificate
Specific requirements for each role