Certificate in Advanced Police and Uniformed Services Training (Level 4)

Christchurch - 22 July 2024

New Zealand Institute of Sport

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 4
NZQA Credits: 60
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
16 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
22 November 2024

This course is for students wishing to study further from the Level 3 certificate in Police Preparation and broaden employment pathways into uniformed services. Whether you want to become a Police Officer, Fire-Fighter or join the Army, Navy or Air Force, we’ll prepare your mental and physical fitness so you’re ready to nail the recruitment and selection process.

Want to join an industry that has endless and exciting opportunities? Our Police and Uniformed Services course will set you up towards a career in the Police, Fire and Emergency, Private Security, the NZ Defence Force and many more.  

We’ll help you develop your team working and problem-solving skills while participating in adventurous activities. You’ll be training in our on-campus gyms working hard to improve your fitness and ability through advanced physical training with our supportive and industry-experienced tutors. 

This course is delivered by the New Zealand Institute of Sport – NZMA's Sport & Fitness School 

*Subjective to NZQA approval. 

85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

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Certificate in Advanced Police and Uniformed Services Training (Level 4)

Entry is open to domestic students only, based on the following criteria: 

  • Completed a relevant Pre-Police or Uniformed Services related Level 3 qualification, or

  • Achieved NCEA level 3 in school or equivalent 

  • NZMA will interview the student to determine they are a fit and proper person for a police or uniformed services sector employment pathway. Any previous criminal or traffic convictions must be disclosed prior to enrolment”

  • Domestic students with ESOL: must be proficient in English language.

International students additionally require:

  • International Students IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or an NZQA-approved recognised international English proficiency

  • Meets the international student's minimum age of 18 years old.

- Course costs for New Zealand domestic students are available here

- Course costs for international students are available here


If you’re planning to start tertiary study or training for the first time you may be eligible for fees-free. Ask one of our course advisors to help or visit the Fees Free website. 


If you meet certain conditions, you may be eligible for a student loan and allowances. 

Find out if you meet the conditions by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz 


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