Competence Application Forms

Below you will find the templates that you will need to download and complete for your Full Competence or Recertification Assessment. (Please note, some of the templates are Word Documents.  Please download and type into them)

Competence Assessment Application Forms

Practice Study Template

Self-reflection Template

Continuing Professional Development Log 1819

NZ Police Request and Consent vetting form

We recommend submitting your competence assessment application and full payment at least four – six weeks prior to your current competence expiry date.  From 1 April 2018 we will not be processing any applications until they are paid for in full. You can email your competence assessment application in a PDF format to

All competence assessment applications are sent to external assessors on a Friday.  If your competence assessment application and payment is received after 5pm on a Thursday, it will not be processed until the following week.


Full Competence Assessment Application $255.55

Recertification Assessment Application $153.32

For more information about the fees please download the below pdf.

SWRB Gazette Notice 2017-2018