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Cambridge Regional College

Policing

UCAS Code: L402

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one subject

Access to Higher Education

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English and Maths GCSE at grade 9-4 (A*-C)

Level 3 qualification in Public Services, Sport, Forensic and Criminal Investigation or other related Level 3 qualifications

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Policing will provide students with the generic knowledge, understanding and skills to enter employment within Policing, the wider public service sector or progressing onto BTEC Level 5 HND in Policing.

Studying for this course will provide opportunities for students to learn a range of techniques and tools essential for successful performance in working life. It will help individuals to apply these skills at their workplace and build upon the knowledge they must have gained at the completion of the course. Those already employed will be able to use these attributes immediately at their work place and improvise their working practices.

This course is made up of the following units:

Unit 1: Small Scale Research Project in Policing
Unit 2: Criminal Law
Unit 3: Police and the Criminal Justice Service
Unit 4: Equality and Diversity in the Police Service
Unit 5: Roads Policing
Unit 6: Technology and the Police Services
Unit 7: Criminology – Practical Application for the Police Service
Unit 8: Command and Control

For Home and EU students, a loan from the Student Loans Company is available to support learners with fees if applied for. These fees cover the overall costs of the course, including sports kits, guest speakers, day trips and additional courses that will be run throughout the year.

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Policing will provide students with the generic knowledge, understanding and skills to enter employment within Policing. or progression onto the BTEC Level 5 in Policing.

- a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Public Services. Sport, Forensic and Criminal Investigation or related title

- a GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one subject

- GCSE grades A* to C (or equivalent), and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English

- other related Level 3 qualifications

- an Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution

- related work experience

- an international equivalent of the above

- A demonstrable interest in joining the police or related services

Each project, activity or assignment that you complete will be assessed. These assessments indicate your level of performance and contribute to your final grade. Each unit is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Assessment will be through practical and theoretical assignments.

Modules

This course is made up of the following units:

Unit 1: Small Scale Research Project in Policing
Unit 2: Criminal Law
Unit 3: Police and the Criminal Justice Service
Unit 4: Equality and Diversity in the Police Service
Unit 5: Roads Policing
Unit 6: Technology and the Police Services
Unit 7: Criminology – Practical Application for the Police Service
Unit 8: Command and Control

Please note - units are subject to change.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£4,990
for the whole course
England
£4,990
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£4,990
for the whole course
Scotland
£4,990
for the whole course
Wales
£4,990
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Cambridge Campus

Department:

Uniformed Public Services

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