Knowledge of Policing Certificate Level 3 C&G
What is the programme structure?
The City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing is a new qualification which formally accredits the Pre-Join Knowledge Curriculum.
The full Level 3 Learning Curriculum consists of areas which must be achieved prior to confirmation in the rank of Regular Police Constable.
Who is the programme for?
The development of the Professional Entry Framework has the flexibility to accommodate a wide variety of candidates and better suit the needs of more diverse groups. These might include:
• Police Staff: Working in the service but wishing to move into one of the policing roles would be able to undertake much of the requisite learning in a local college, university or in force.
• Special Constables: Volunteering at present but wishing to move on to become a Police Constable.
• PCSOs: Currently employed by forces but being aware of the role, wish to move on to become a Regular Police Constable.
• University Students or members of the general public: Interested in a career in policing.
How long does it take to complete?
8 hours per week in the evenings + 23 hours private study a week.
What qualifications do I need?
City & Guilds does not set entry requirements for this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully.
What does it include?
Mandatory core units:
• Knowledge of providing initial support to victims and witnesses within a policing context
• Knowledge of gathering and submitting information to support law enforcement objectives within a policing context
• Knowledge of providing an initial response to incidents within a policing context
• Knowledge of arresting, detaining and reporting individuals within a policing context
• Knowledge of conducting priority and volume investigations within a policing context
• Knowledge of interviewing victims and witnesses within a policing context
• Knowledge of interviewing suspects in relation to priority and volume investigations within a policing context
• Knowledge of searching individuals within a policing context
• Knowledge of searching vehicles, premises and open spaces within a policing context
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Will there be any extra costs involved?
There will be a range of educational visits to visits to Police headquarters and the law courts.
As well as the course fee, learners will also have to pay £100 for membership to NCALT http://www.ncalt.com/
How is the programme assessed?
The programme is assessed through coursework. Methods of assessment will include essays, research projects, group work, practical application, observations and portfolio building.
What award will I achieve?
Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing
City & Guilds
What can I do next?
Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so, the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.
How do I get further information?
Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email email@example.com
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