The CKP (Certificate in Knowledge of Policing) is a level 3 qualification, designed to aid entry into and progression within the Police Services of England & Wales. Achievement of the qualification will help prepare those seeking employment in the Police Services / Criminal Justice Sector and is a requirement for joining in many areas.
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Thursday evening and Saturday morning course; 6 hours per week for 13 weeks.
There are two intakes:
The certificate is an important element of the Professional Entry into Policing Pre-Join Strategy, and accredits the knowledge and understanding which also form part of the Diploma in Policing qualification. The Diploma in Policing is the minimum mandatory qualification which Police Constables are required to achieve to be confirmed in the rank and forms part of the Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP). All those who achieve the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing through NESCOT will also gain approval from the College of Policing and will be able to submit this as evidence of the knowledge component of the Diploma.
Successful achievement of the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing does not in itself provide a guarantee of recruitment as a trainee Police Constable. Each police service within England and Wales sets out its own recruitment process and selection policy, therefore entry requirements vary from area to area. Prospective learners are therefore strongly advised to check the specific requirements of their chosen Police Service prior to undertaking study.
It should be noted that all candidates need to pass medical and fitness tests as well as background and security checks before joining the Police Service. Candidates may also be required to undertake a series of assessments, tests and interviews at a Police SEARCH® assessment centre.
What will I study?
The course consists of units, which are designed to develop classroom based police training in terms of the general knowledge of law and procedure required for practical policing.
The units that will be covered are:
The CKP requires a minimum of 96 hours of classroom instruction that can be achieved over a 12-week period, consisting of one three and a half-hour session, and one four and a half-hour session per week. The sessions will be held on a:
To achieve the qualification, candidates are required to achieve credits in all of the core modules. Assessment is via 3 assignments comprising of event scenarios followed by short/long answer questions as well as multiple choice tests.
You will also be required to undertake independent self-learning where you will need to complete pre-reads, research and evidence as well as knowledge check assessments in between tutor led sessions.
Policing: Level 3 Certificate - Part Time (over 19 years old)
Course Code: FC1074
Annual Fees * £1100
* NCALT Registration included
Student Loan Available: NO
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Last updated - 06/06/17