Level 5 Certificate in Police Management
Overall Objective for the Qualification
The Level 5 Certificate in Police Management is for individuals who are aspiring and practising managers within the police sector.
The objective of this qualification is to support learners to develop the specific knowledge, understanding and skills that are required for police management. It covers areas such as managing operational threats, developing and evaluating operational plans, managing people and providing leadership.
There are no pre-entry requirements for enrolling to complete this qualification, but candidates will need to be aspiring and practising managers at an appropriate level within the police sector.
Units and Rules of Combination
This qualification comprises 5 mandatory units and 6 optional units. Learners must complete all the mandatory units and one optional unit to achieve a minimum of 29 credits.
Mandatory Units – complete all of the following units
Identify and manage operational threats and risks
Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility
Manage own professional development within an organisation
Provide leadership and direction for own area of responsibility
Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility
Optional Units – complete 1 of the following units
Plan law enforcement operations
Plan and deploy resources for law enforcement operations
Provide information to support decision making
Manage investigations in own area of responsibility
Determine and review authorisations
Manage a budget in own area or activity or work