After basic training

After the Police Officers Basic Course (POBC), you will be assigned to a suitable vocation before being posted to a division or unit in the Singapore Police Force or other departments within the Ministry of Home Affairs. If you perform well and demonstrate leadership potential during POBC, you will be selected to attend the Police National Service Officer Cadet Course (PNS OCC). Regardless of the vocation that you are assigned to, you will play an important role in the defence of our nation.

Some examples of vocations include:

  • Airport Patrol Officer
  • Assistant Operations and Field Instructor 
  • CCTV Operator
  • Community Engagement Officer
  • Dog Handler
  • Medic
  • Neighbourhood Police Centre Officer
  • Operations Support Officer
  • Persons-In-Custody Officer
  • Police Coast Guard Officer
  • Police Tactical Trooper
  • Protective Security Command (ProCom) Trooper
  • Public Transport Security Command (TransCom) Officer
  • Staff Assistant
  • Station Security Officer
  • Support and Technical Assistant


If you have been selected for the PNS OCC, you will undergo a 32-week residential course. On graduation, you will be appointed as a National Service Probationary Inspector and be posted to various departments or specialist units. Some of the appointments include:

  • Assistant Compliance Manager
  • Assistant Manpower Officer
  • Assistant Navigation Officer
  • Assistant Operations Officer
  • Assistant Training Officer
  • Company Commander
  • Deputy Officer-in-Charge, ProCom
  • Deputy Team Leader, TransCom
  • Division Security Officer
  • Operations Officer
  • Police Tactical Trooper
  • Red Teaming Officer
  • Specialist, Homefront Crises Co-ordination Centre
  • Staff Officer, Operations
  • Training Development Officer