POST (Peace Officer Standard Training)

The POST test is for those individuals seeking employment in the field of law enforcement or corrections. We test candidates for POST at both the DeKalb and Newton Campuses. For the locations and test dates, please refer to the information below.

Campus Locations

Newton Campus
16200 Alcovy-Jersey Road
Covington, Georgia 30014
Testing Lab: Building B- Room 206
Payment accepted at the
Cashier Office Building A

DeKalb Campus
495 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
Assessment Center: Building A-Room 027
Payment accepted in Building A-Room 161

Testing Schedules:

POST Form
The $25.00 exam fee can be paid by cash, check, or credit card and must be paid prior to the testing time at the cashier’s office on either campus. Once paid, the POST entrance exam letter will be stamped “PAID”. With that letter and a Government issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License, Passport, or Military ID) the examinee will be allowed to enter the testing site. The ACCUPLACER test is not timed.  Please allow yourself two to three hours to complete your test.

**Study guides for the POST exam can be found here.

**POST Entrance exam letter

In order to test you must present this printed form to the cashier’s office and the testing center. If you do not have this form you CANNOT test.

Contact Info

Assessment Center
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Building A, Room 027
495 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
assessmentcenter@gptc.edu
404-297-9522, extension 1571
404-294-3493 (fax)