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Level 3 Diploma in Policing

Level 3 Diploma in Policing

Overall Objective for the Qualification

The forerunner to this qualification was the Level 3 NVQ in Initial Policing and the Level 4 NVQ in Initial Policing. Following feedback from police forces, the Sector Skills Council for the Justice sector carried out consultation with police forces and awarding organisations to review the NVQs and in 2010 the Level 3 Diploma in Policing replaced the NVQs.

This qualification is provided for police officers, to confirm their competence following initial training.

Pre-entry Requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification. Learners may have completed a Level 3 Certificate in Policing where credit transfer for some qualification units will be allowed. Where Learners have previously achieved the Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing, they will be able to gain Recognition of Prior Learning.

Units and Rules of Combination

This qualification comprises the 10 units below, all of which are mandatory, giving the Learner a total of 38 credits:

Provide initial support to victims and witnesses

Gather and submit information to support law enforcement objectives

Provide an initial response to incidents

Arrest, detain or report individuals

Manage conflict in a policing context

Conduct priority and volume investigations

Interview victims and witnesses in relation to priority and volume investigations

Interview suspects in relation to priority and volume investigations

Search vehicles, premises and open spaces

Searching people in a policing context

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Course Dates: Bespoke

Course available on bespoke basis. Contact us on 0800 088 6058 for further details.

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