• TEF Silver

    We have the TEF Silver Award in recognition of our high-quality teaching for higher education

  • 100%

    of our HNC / HND students progressed to employment or further study

    Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
22/09/20202 Years4Full-TimeBede CampusUniversity Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

Further develop your skills to work in the public services industry. Further develop your skills to work in the public services industry and make a real difference nationally and ion local communities.

At least 48 UCAS points or extensive, relevant work experience. GCSE / Level 2 Maths and English is preferred, plus a successful DBS clearance.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory
HE5999.00You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory

All teaching will take place in the classroom, field trips and work-based learning in real policing environments, but you will be expected to use your experience within the workplace to inform your learning. Your work will be assessed via reports and cour

This course is for people who wish to be employed as a Police Officer or as an Officer within the public services sector (e.g. Armed Forces, Fire Service, Prison Service etc).

Year 1 - Small-scale Research Project in Policing, Criminal Law, Police & the Criminal Justice Service, Equality & Diversity in the Police Service, Roads Policing, Technology & the Police Services, Criminology – Practical Application for the Police Servic

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What’s next?

You could progress to a BA (Hons) top-up degree in a related subject to gain a full honours degree.

Careers

Officers in armed forces

Officers in armed forces serve as commissioned officers in Her Majesty’s armed forces, foreign and Commonwealth armed forces; plan, direct, organise and administer military operations; and perform duties for which there is no civilian equivalent.

0 people employed as Officers in armed forces in the current year.

Senior police officers

Senior police officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of a specific geographical or functional area of generalised or specialised police work. Senior officers of the British Transport Police direct the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

Medium Salary

£ 40768

348 people employed as Senior police officers in the current year.

Senior officers in fire, ambulance, prison and related services

Fire officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of a specific physical or functional area of a statutory or private fire brigade/service and the resources necessary for the protection of property at fires within a salvage corps area. Ambulance officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary for the provision of ambulance services. Prison officers (principal officer and above) plan, organise, direct, and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the running of a prison, remand or detention centre. Customs officers plan and direct the work of customs, excise and immigration staff in the monitoring and inspection of goods and persons crossing national borders.

Medium Salary

£ 34382

589 people employed as Senior officers in fire, ambulance, prison and related services in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.