Level 3 Law, Policing and Justice
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including either Mathematics or English, or a Level 2 equivalent in this area and GCSE Mathematics or English at grade 4 or above.
Start Date: September 2020
Length: 2 years
Course Overview

On this course you will prepare for a career in fields such as policing, the probation service and other public and uniformed services. You will develop vital skills, including leadership and
emergency planning and response and learn about the role of these services in society. You will also have the opportunity to test you problem-solving, planning and physical skills through outdoor activities such as map reading and hill walking.

Your course will give you an insight into all aspects of working in the public services and justice-related careers through a broad range of units, which will help you to make an informed choice about your career path and equip you with advanced academic and practical skills.

Students looking at careers within the police and Armed Forces are encouraged to join either to Police Cadets or Military Academy.

What will I learn?

Your course will give you an insight into all aspects of working in the public services and justice-related careers through a broad range of units, which will help you to make an informed choice about your career path and equip you with advanced academic and practical skills.

 

 

How will the course be assessed?

The units will be assessed using a variety of different methods including written assignments, PowerPoint presentations, group work, practical activities, competency based assessments and external assessed exams.

 

Enrichment

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Materials and other information

There is a uniform which comprises of a training top and jacket. Students should also have access to walking boots and waterproof jackets. The College actively promotes careers in the uniformed public services and trips and visits are a mandatory part of this course, as well as a 5 day residential work experience with the Army.

Join one of our exciting Cadet schemes to develop your skills and experience…

A&E Cadets
The A&E Cadets scheme will enhance what you are learning on your full-time programme.

You will gain:
A CIEH Level 3 in First Aid
A Heartstart Instructor’s qualification
A Community First Responder insight (through the North West Ambulance Service)

Police Cadets
The Police Cadets is a prestigious programme aligned to Lancashire Constabulary. You will gain:

Fantastic work experience shadowing PCSOs
A taste of what it is like to have a career in the police force
A potential stepping stone to voluntary roles within the police service

Military Academy
The Military Academy will enhance what you are learning on your full-time programme.

You will gain:

Military style training and preparation for a career in the armed services

An introduction to the discipline and dedication required to succeed in a military career

Military fitness sessions to prepare you for your career

Ready to apply?

Apply online or download an application form to become part of Nelson and Colne College.

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