Hawaiian Trades Academy Police Exam Prep Program Open to Applicants on Kaua‘i
Applications are now open for the Hawaiian Trades Academy Police Exam Prep Program on Kaua‘i.
The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, in partnership with the County of Kauaʻi (COK), Kauaʻi Police Department (KPD), and Kauaʻi Community College’s Office of Continuing Education and Training, will launch the 7-week Police Exam Prep Program on Kauaʻi in August.
Participants seeking a career as a police officer on Kauaʻi will:
- Learn about the COK application process
- Develop skills/critical thinking to better prepare for the KPD hiring & selection process (including the written exam, pre-offer testing and background investigation, and post-offer testing processes)
- Receive mentoring from active and retired KPD team members
- Hawaiian cultural and financial education
In-person classes start Aug. 11 and run through Sept. 22, held every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30pm at Kauaʻi Community College.
Distance learning may be offered to Kauaʻi and Oʻahu residents only (police exams are specific to county). Offer subject to change based on enrollment.
Those 18 years and older may apply for the program (Minimum age requirement at time of applying for KPD police services officer is 20 years old).
This program is free. However, a $50 refundable deposit for participation is due on the first day of class and will be returned upon successful completion of the program.
To learn more about the Hawaiian Trades Academy’s Police Exam Prep Program on Kauaʻi or to apply for the 7-week program, visit hawaiiancouncil.org/trades.