Policing Level 3 Diploma Full Time

Level 3 - A Level or BTEC National or IB or NVQ Level 3 or Equivalent

Subject Area Uniformed Public Services

Attendance Full-Time

UCAS Code  -

Overview

Want to join the police? Looking to gain the right experience to give yourself an employment edge?
 

Supported by Northumbria Police, we will work with you to develop a personal progression plan to help increase your chances of employment.

You will learn more about UK law and how it is applied, along with topics like policing history, the UK legal system, inter-agency collaboration, code of ethics, citizenship, diversity and inclusion.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake work experience supporting local community projects alongside NE Youth.
 

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: September 2021. For further information, please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk.
Duration: 2 Years
Venue: Rye Hill Campus

Who the course is for

This policing course is perfect for you if you're setting your sights on a career in the police or wider criminal justice system.

Qualification Gained

This course has two pathways:

Pathway 1 - Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Policing.

This is a two-year course and you can achieve a qualification after successful completion of each year.
 

In year one you will receive a Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Policing (540).


In year two you will receive a Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Policing.
 

Pathway 2 - Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Policing.

This is a two-year course and you can achieve a qualification after successful completion of each year.


In year one you will receive a Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Policing


In year two you will receive a Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Policing (720).

 

How to Apply

Online

Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.

 

Course Content

What will I learn?
• Preparing for a Career in the Police Service
• Developing Leadership Skills
• Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
• Preparation for Higher Education
 

Optional units can include:
• Understanding Mental Health
 

Learning Methods

• Classroom sessions
• Tutorials
• Practical sessions
• Experience of work
• Seminars
• Role play
 

Assessment Methods

• Group/individual presentations
• Role play
• Essays
• Professional discussion
• One-to-one interview

Progression Opportunities

This course has been designed to help improve your chances of success applying to work for the Police.
 

After completing two years, you can apply for a Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) or progress onto a Professional Policing Degree, such as our BSc (Hons) Professional Policing.
 

The course can offer between 48-168 UCAS points.
 

Career Opportunities

This course enables you to pursue a range of careers in the police and wider criminal justice system. Typical roles may include: police constable, police community support officer, prison officer or border force officer.

Entry Requirements

This course has two pathways:

Pathway 1 - Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Policing (equivalent to 3-A-levels).

• 6 GCSEs at grade 4 or above
Including:
• 1 GCSE grade 4 or above in English
• 1 GCSE grade 4 or above in maths
 


Pathway 2 - Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Policing (equivalent to 2-A-levels).

• 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above

Including:
• GCSE grade 3 in English or maths
• GCSE grade 4 in English or maths

 

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, you can contact Student Services by using the LiveChat function on this page, by emailing enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk or by telephoning 0191 200 4000. We are currently open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

 

Course Costs

16 to 18s

Learners are eligible for free tuition if they are aged 16-18 when beginning their studies.

If the course being applied for is a two-year qualification, you will continue to be eligible for free tuition for the remainder of the course.

If the course being applied for is two separate one-year qualifications and you begin studying year one of the course aged 18, you will be required to pay fees for the second year.

If you are aged 18 when beginning the course, it is advised that you talk to our Student Services Team on 0191 200 4000 or by email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk who will be able to explain the options available.

Please note, if you are applying from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland you may be subject to different funding rules than students who live in England. Depending on your age and type of course you choose you may be liable for fees, even if you are under 19. Please contact Student Services on 0191 200 4000 to discuss your eligibility.