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Police officers (sergeant and below)

Up to £29,000

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Senior police officers

Up to £44,000

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Security guards and related occupations

Up to £17,000

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This qualification is designed for students who want to go on to higher level studies or into a relevant uniformed services role.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


One and two year courses.

What will I study?

Course content covers areas such as the following that will:

  • Allow progression to employment or further study towards the entry qualifications and requirements of a specific uniformed service
  • Inform and prepare you to become a uniformed service potential recruit
  • Provide an understanding of the uniformed public services sector
  • Provide an understanding of the external organisations that impact on and influence the work of the uniformed services
  • Provide an understanding of how uniformed services organisations respond in emergency situations
  • Provide the opportunity to understand and develop the skills and qualities needed to work in a range of uniformed services eg leadership skills, coaching skills, conflict management, personal protection, teamwork, communication, navigation, drill

What could it lead to?

Uniformed Service - the course gives a good understanding of the services, skills and knowledge to make a strong application.

University - degree courses such as Criminology, Policing, Business, Sports, Disaster Management, Law, IT, Youth and Social Studies.

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