Pre-Police & Defence Force Training

About Pre-Police & Defence Force Training

Looking for a high-adrenalin career that will take you places you’ve never dreamed of? Passionate about standing up for what’s right and protecting this beautiful country we call home? The New Zealand Police and Defence Force are looking for Kiwis just like you! Ignite Colleges’ Pre-Police and Defence Force training is the ideal stepping stone into exciting careers in the Army, Navy, Air Force and NZ Police. Become part of the team that safeguards our precious nation and live a life less ordinary.


Manukau, Auckland and Lower Hutt

Pre-Police & Defence Force Training Programmes
Certificate in Police and Defence Force Entry Preparation Level 3
Intakes: 1 April 2024, 6 May 2024 , 10 June 2024

Want to be a role model in your community? Passionate about protecting and serving your country? Then this programme is for you! Get ready to join the New Zealand Defence Force or Police, with our physical, fun training. This is your first step towards a rewarding, adrenalin-fuelled future. And with New Zealand looking for many more Police this is the perfect time!

Learn more

Pre-Police & Defence Force Training

“I’ve always wanted to join the army – the structure and the lifestyle really appeal to me. I wanted to make sure I got in, so I enrolled in Skills Ignite Defence Force Preparation course to lift my academic level and better prepare myself. I’m at the end of my course now and my tutor helped me put my army application form in last week. I find out in February. Fingers crossed! “I’ve enjoyed everything about studying at Ignite – the practical, the physical, the academic. The course is very hands-on and we cover all sorts of things, from automotive to first aid. Yes, some papers are pretty challenging, but you get lots of support from the tutors, so you get through it just fine. The tutors and staff here are so cool and I’ve made so many new friends.”

Certificate in Police and Defence Force Entry Preparation Level 3

Enrol with Ignite

Applying to study with us is easy. Make an appointment with us or complete our enquiry form.

Apply now