How to apply

Applications will be accepted from 1 April until 30 April 2017 and forms will be available online from 1 April 2017.

To apply to be a cadet this year you need to:

  • Have been born between 1 April 2000 and 31 August 2002
  • Live or attend a school/college in South Yorkshire

Successful applicants will be interviewed during May 2017 and will need to attend a two day Induction course in August before starting the programme in September.

Please see the dates below:


From Tuesday 30 May 9am - 5pm to Friday 2 June 9am - 5pm . Alternative interview dates may be availbale on request. 

Induction programme

Tuesday 22 August and Wednesday 23 August 2017. Please note this two day induction programme is complusory. 

Cadet programme

Starts Wednesday 6 September 2017. 

Please note that all successful candidates will need to go through the police vetting process before they can be officially offered a place in the programme.

Please click on the link below to access the application form. Please ensure you read the guidance notes before you apply and note we are looking for 150 words for each profile question.

Application form