Diploma in Policing // Level 3
The course for you if ...
You want to prepare for a career working in the police force.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide specialist knowledge, skills and understanding relating to working in the police force in areas such as career aspirations, leadership skills and equality, diversity and inclusion, which can be applied to current or future employment. The content has been developed with employers, subject experts and Tutors to ensure that it’s relevant to the real world and meets the need of employers.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the principles of policing and to allow them to explore the various avenues of work within it. It will also allow learners to gain transferable skills that can be applied to the workplace or further study.
The qualification is made up of 3 Mandatory units + 6 Optional units.
Prepare for a Career in the Police Service
Develop Leadership Skills
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Preparation for Higher Education
Develop Aspects of Physical Fitness for Entry to the Police Service
Values and Standards in the Police Service
Mental and Physical Wellbeing in the Police Service
Carry Out Map Reading and Navigation Across Open Country
Understand Conflict Management and Personal Protection
The Influence of UK Government, International Organisations and the Media on the Police Service
Collaboration Between the Emergency Services
Emergency Planning and Response in the Police Service
Understand the Impact of War and Conflict on the Police Service
Understanding Discipline in the Police Service
UK Legal Systems and the Police Service
Crime Scene Investigation
ICT in the Police Service
Volunteering in the Police Service
Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty
The Development of the UK Police Service
Dealing With Emergency Incidents
Understanding Mental Health
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths
This qualification is internally assessed with a portfolio of evidence.
Progression & Careers
The Extended Diploma can provide progression to Higher Education which can lead to a career in Policing.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
- Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing
- Policing Foundation Degree
- Public Service Foundation Degree
- Higher Level Apprenticeship
- BA in Public Services
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