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Police Constable

Maintaining law and order and working with communities to prevent crime

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the individual police force. Typically an apprentice will be 18 or older and have achieved a level 3 (equivalent to A level) qualification and level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A to C) in English and maths prior to entry

What apprentices will learn
  • responding to and investigating incidents and crimes
  • conducting risk analysis for these situations
  • managing crime scenes and handling evidence
  • supporting victims, witnesses and vulnerable people
  • engaging with the community on crime prevention, including developing partnerships with organisations, groups and individuals
  • successful apprentices will achieve a professional policing practice degree
  • apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

None specified

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
University of South Wales 01443 654226
De Montfort University 01162078875
University of Wales Trinity Saint David 01267 676814
University of Cumbria
The University of West London 020 8231 2607
Buckinghamshire New University 01494 522141 Ext. 2324
The Open University
Liverpool John Moores University 0151 2312840
University of the West of England
University of Derby 01332 593225
Northumbria University
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.