Thinking of a career in the Police, Fire, Defence Forces, or Corrections?

  • Are you sure you can pass the pre-entry test? Enquire now
  • We run fully funded* evening programmes in Auckland and Tauranga
  • We run an online training programme too – click here to visit the site
  • We can provide you with the skills you need to pass the academic tests
  • Classes are small, so you will receive effective individual attention.

*based on eligibility criteria

This programme has been designed to ready you with the skills needed to pass the pre-entry testing with the NZ Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, NZ Defence Forces or Department of Corrections.

This programme will develop your literacy and numeracy, spelling and writing skills. Increased competency in abstract, numerical and verbal reasoning will provide you with the confidence required to complete the pre-entry tests for these careers.

Edvance continually improves and updates this programme to remain consistent and relevant with pre-entry testing requirements. Regular monitoring of career-relevant websites, and feedback from learners who sit the external tests, helps to ensure the programme is effective and applicable.

This programme is designed to prepare you for a career in the above public services. It will ready you with the skills needed to pass the academic assessment pre-entry testing.

The programme covers:

  • Initial testing so progress can be tracked
  • Increasing literacy and numeracy skills
  • Increasing spelling and writing skills
  • Abstract reasoning
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Timed multi-choice test practice.

If our programme times or locations aren’t suitable for you, make use of our online learning tool

Where: Auckland and Tauranga (enquire for alternative delivery sites).

When: Two nights per week for 17-24 weeks.

Can’t get to a programme? Enrol in our online pre-entry training programme

Learn more about our programmes…

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