Am I Eligible?
Aged between 17 and 25 years of age and identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
You appear to meet the basic requirements for admission into the WA Police Force. Please note that any body art, such as tattoos, or body modifications will need to be assessed upon applying. You will also need to complete an Integrity Declaration to ensure you meet the standards of ethical and professional conduct required by the WA Police Force.
Aboriginal Cadets is a 12-month contract with the possibility of an extension.
WA Police Force officers come from all walks of life but when you put on that uniform you become an integral part of the community you support.
From the first day joining as an Aboriginal Cadet, you'll be part of a team who care about making lifelong connections.
You will be supported and guided through every stage of your policing career, by mentors and subject matters experts from across the force - you will learn from the best.
It's important you have a sense of purpose in creating a safe, thriving WA community. We look for versatile individuals who have passion, empathy and drive.
Police Officers, unlike Cadets, have powers to make arrests and are permitted to carry weapons. Cadets primarily assist Police Officers in their day-to-day duties. Joining the Cadet program can be the start of your exciting policing journey, providing invaluable insights and experience.
There are no specific subjects or grades required in order to submit an application. The Police Entrance Evaluation (PEE) will assess your relevant academic ability.
You must achieve satisfactory performance appraisals as a cadet, meet the recruit entry requirements (including integrity check, police entrance evaluation, psychological evaluation, physical performance evaluation and panel interview) and be in possession of a driver's licence with no more than eight demerit points.