NCFE Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Policing

NCFE Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Policing

Course Code: A196 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus


About the course

Prepare for a career in the police service with the NCFE Level 3 Introductory Certificate In Policing. This course covers the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding relating to working in the Police. The content of this course has been developed with employers, subject experts, and tutors to ensure that it is relevant to the real world and meets the need of employers. 

Please note: this course will be launched in Autumn 2022, and dates and times are to be confirmed. Please apply for this course to register your interest.   

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 who want to gain an in-depth understanding of the principles of Policing and to explore the various avenues of work within it. It will also allow you to gain transferable skills that can be applied to the workplace or further study. 


Tuition £0

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

Group work, workshops, other class sessions practical and outdoor sessions.

What modules are covered?

During this qualification, you will study a variety of topics including: 

  • Develop leadership skills 
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion 
  • Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the police service 
  • Understand conflict management and personal protection 
  • UK legal systems and the police service 
  • Crime scene investigation 
  • Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty 
  • The development of the UK police service 

How will I be assessed?

To be awarded the Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Policing, learners are required to successfully complete 1 mandatory unit and 2 optional units. 

Assignments throughout the course include reports, presentations, practical work, oral work, projects, and a range of outdoor activities. This qualification is internally assessed with a Portfolio of Evidence.

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Your future

What Next?

  • Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing
  • Policing foundation degree
  • Public Service foundation degree
  • Higher apprenticeships
  • BA in Public Services
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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

 You should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

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Course Enquiry

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