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Level 3 Diploma in Policing

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Information about this Course

Study Type
Full Time

Course Area
Uniformed Public Services


1 year.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification with a Merit profile and grades 9-4 in GCSE English and Maths. You must be at least 17 years old when they begin the Diploma in Policing course.

Course Information

This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of Policing. High levels of personal discipline and the ability to lead others are essential attributes required for undertaking this course.

During the course you will develop an understanding of the various roles within policing as well as a range of skills that are transferable to the workplace or further study. This course provides a mix of theory and practical activity. During the course you will be able to explore the entry process to policing including exploring Apprenticeships and degrees. During the course you will complete a number of units that are assessed through a variety of methods such as coursework, presentations and physical activities.

Units delivered include:

·         Develop leadership skills

·         Equality, diversity and inclusion

·         Develop aspects of physical fitness

·         Mental and physical wellbeing in the Police Service

·         Prepare for a career in the Police Force

·         Preparation for Higher Education.

There will be opportunities to attend team building activities and take part in off site visits relating to the industry and units taught.

On successful completion of this course you can apply to complete a degree Apprenticeship or a full time degree.