- Type: Vocational Courses | Public Services
- Level: 3
- Study Mode: Full-time
- Start: September 2023
- Duration: 2 Years
Please note that all courses are subject to a minimum application number in order to run
About the course
The NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma extends and deepens the specialist work related to Policing. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for appropriate direct employment into the Police Apprentice pathway. It is broadly equivalent to three A Levels. The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Policing is designed as a full time, 2-year programme for learners who wish to develop their skills and knowledge of the sector. This qualification also supports learners interested in progressing to further/higher education.
4 GCSEs Grades 4 and above
An interest in going into a career in policing
How much does it cost?
Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.
There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.
A cost of £100 to cover educational visits across the year and kit. Any underspend is reimbursed to students at the end of the year.
You will study and take part in the following:
- Mock scenarios, including searches and emergency planning
- Forensic evidence gathering
- Demonstrating self-discipline and organisation skills
- Drill work
- Physical preparation for entry tests
- Self defence
- Demonstration of Leadership skills
- Communication methods (including radio)
- Navigation exercises
- Working with the public
- Visits to support the Police engagement team within the local area
- Visits to police training venues
- Lawcourt visits
- Police museum
Guest speakers from a range of teams, regional constabularies, specific branches and National Police forces.
Where will this course take me?
- Police apprenticeship degree
- Criminology and Policing
- Criminal Justice
Unit 01 Prepare for a career in the police service
Unit 02 Develop leadership skills
Unit 03 Equality, diversity and inclusion
Unit 04 Preparation for Higher Education
Unit 05 Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the police services
Unit 07 Mental and physical wellbeing in the police service
Unit 08 Carry out map reading and navigation across open country
Unit 09 Understand conflict management and personal protection
Unit 11 Collaboration between the emergency services
Unit 12 Emergency planning and response in the police service Unit 13 Understand the impact of war and conflict on the police service
Unit 14 Understanding discipline in the police service
Unit 15 UK legal systems and the police service
Unit 16 Crime scene investigation
Unit 18 Volunteering in the police service
Unit 19 Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty
Unit 20 The development of the UK police service
Unit 21 Neighbourhood policing
Unit 22 Dealing with emergency incidents
14 of 15 the modules shown above – subject to agreement
How will I be assessed?
As with most vocational courses, there is a certain amount of coursework that is expected of students. However, this is done using different methods, such as; Role-play, using IT for assessment i.e. Nearpod and Padlet, Class discussion and practical discussion.
Will I have to provide anything?
£100 toward cost of trips
£75 deposit for an Ipad
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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