The Policing qualification is an Extended diploma, it equates to 3 A-levels. You will study the course over two years where you will study a total of 18 different topics. In year one you will study and learn; preparation for a career in the police service, developing leadership skills, Equality, diversity and inclusion, Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the police service, Mental and physical wellbeing in the police service, Carry out map reading and navigation across open country, Emergency planning and response in the police service, Understand the impact of war and conflict on the police service and Understanding discipline in the police service.
In year two, you will explore and learn the following; Preparation for Higher Education, understand conflict management and personal protection, UK legal systems and the police service, Crime scene investigation, Volunteering in the police service, Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty, the development of the UK police service, Neighbourhood policing and Dealing with emergency incidents.
In addition to learning sector-based topics, you will also learn and develop your soft skills that are needed in all industries, such as; how to professionally delivery a PowerPoint presentation, how to construct a formal report, how to take part in discussion as well as taking part in a number of practical fitness test relating to the police service.