Trainee - Applications Now Open! 


Ever thought of making a difference in your community?

Want to be paid while you train and earn a nationally accredited qualification? 

Then be the one to step forward and get a firsthand view of the dynamic and exciting world of policing.   

As a trainee, you will develop fantastic workplace skills, under the guidance of experienced Police Officers.  You will gain exposure to a range of unique policing activities and get a true taste of what it means to be part of the WA Police Force family. 

You will receive important job related training and will also attend formal class based training provided in partnership with North Metropolitan Tafe. You will be supported throughout your learning journey and will have access to mentors to assist you in reaching your career goals. 

Successful applicants will receive an initial 12 month contract with a possible extension to 24 months, a competitive salary of $30,211-$48,498 per year (dependent on age), uniform, shift allowances and generous leave entitlements.

 Limited positions are available in metropolitan and regional locations, so if you are:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander OR Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD)* OR Maori or Pacific Islander
  • 17 years of age or older (no maximum age)

 Don't miss your opportunity to be part of this exciting program.

Please contact Amy Hand, Police Recruiting on (08) 9301 9735 or Mickailee Khan on (08) 9301 9514 if you require any further information. 

The WA Police Force values a diverse and culturally rich workforce to better meet the needs of our community and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.  This program is a special measure to achieve equality as per Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act. 

*CaLD - People born in countries which have been categorised by the Australian Bureau of Statistics as mainly non-English speaking countries (excludes Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America and Wales).

Am I eligible to apply?

To apply, you must meet the following prerequisites:

You must be either:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD*), Māori or Pacific Islander.

Western Australia Police Force as an employer has no tolerance for illicit or illegal drug use, which includes the misuse of prescription and over the counter drugs by an employee, either in their work or private life. All applicants will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing during the recruitment process and throughout employment if appointed.

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