Exam Schedule

POST Certification and Skills Test Out Schedule

Written Exam 

The written POST Certification Exam is administered monthly on the third Wednesday at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. This is for individuals who have already passed the skills tests, are scheduled to do the skills test on a other day, or who are re-taking the exam.

To register for the exam, please contact Lori Jencks or Tamra Arp by the registration deadline at 720-508-6721, or email post@coag.gov

Admission Requirements for the POST Certification Exam:

  1. Photo Identification: driver's license or government-issued ID.
  2. Previously received money order, certified check, or agency check of $150 payable to “Colorado POST." Cash or personal checks are not accepted. 

One-Day Test Out (Arrest Control, Driving and Firearms Skills and Written Exam Combination)

The one-day test out includes the three skills tests (Arrest Control, Driving and Firearms) and the written POST Certification test.  The test out is available for Provisional (out-of-state) and Renewal applicants only. Applicants must order the Provisional or Renewal packet to begin the Provisional or Renewal process.  Please review the information on the Provisional or Renewal pages prior to registration.

The test out is held at the Adams County Sheriff's Office FLATROCK facility at 23600 E 128th Ave, Commerce City CO  80022

To register for the test out, please contact Lori Jencks or Tamra Arp. Payment for test out must be received by POST one week prior to the test out.  The total cost is $525.00 ($125.00 per skills test, $150.00 for the written exam). There are 3 attempts available for each skill and the written exam. You must pay the fee again to retake any of the tests.

Anyone who fails any of the skills in three attempts must attend the full academy curriculum for that skill (minimum 64 hrs for firearms, 44 hrs for driving, and 62 hrs for arrest control program). You must contact Lori Jencks when you have scheduled your academy class, as confirmation between yourself, the academy director and Lori Jencks must be received prior to starting the full academy skills program. 

Only certified checks, agency checks, or money orders will be accepted as payment.  Cash or personal checks will NOT be accepted. There is no option to pay by credit card. Exam fees are not refundable, however, if you cannot attend the date for which you registered, the money will be credited for your next exam date.  Please see the current exam schedule below.  

POST accepts only nationally recognized disciplines for arrest control, and proficiency in tactics must be shown during the arrest control proficiency testing.

Exam Dates- Written and Skills Test Out

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2017 Dates

DateTimeTest type/Location
January 18, 2017   09:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
February 21, 2017 08:00am     Skills Tests and Written Exam at Adams County Flatrock
February 22, 2017 09:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
March 15, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
April 18, 2017   09:00am     Skills Tests and Written Exam at Adams County Flatrock
April 19, 2017   08:00am     
Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
May 17, 2017     09:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
June 20, 2017 08:00am     Skills Tests and Written Exam at Adams County Flatrock
June 21, 2017
09:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
July 19, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
August 15, 201708:00am     Skills Tests and Written Exam at Adams County Flatrock
August 16, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
September 20, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
October 17, 201708:00am     Skills Tests and Written Exam at Adams County Flatrock
October 18, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway
November 15, 201709:00am     Written Exam at 1300 Broadway


Contact Information

Tamra Arp
Compliance Coordinator


Lori Jencks
Administrative Assistant