Introductory Certificates in Policing

Are you interested in pursuing a career in policing? This course is designed to provide you with an introductory insight into the sector and career pathways available. The qualification aims to provide learners with: • an understanding of the police service
• the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in the police service
• the ability to prepare for the entry process
• an understanding of the personal commitment and fitness requirements needed to be employed in policing
• an understanding of the external organisations that impact on and influence the work of the police service
• an understanding of how the police service responds in emergency situations
• the opportunity to understand and develop the skills and qualities needed to work in the police service eg leadership skills, conflict management, personal protection, teamwork, navigation.


Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• Level 3 Diploma in a related field
•Policing foundation degree
•Public Service foundation degree
•Higher apprenticeships
•BA in Public Services. They may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors/areas:
• management
• public services
• local or national government
• justice
• security. The course attracts UCAS points- D* = 28, D = 24, M = 16, P = 8


It will be assessed internally using a portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 qualification in any field. You do not need to be working in this field to undertake this qualification.





Please contact our Admissions Team for fee information and advice on remission


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NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Level 3 Certificate in Policing - Adult Worsley College 16/01/2023 22/23
Level 3 Certificate in Policing - Adult Worsley College 17/01/2022 21/22