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HNC: Police Studies SCQF Level 7

Fife College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    St Brycedale Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE INFORMATION

HNC Police Studies is a nationally recognised qualification which provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes which will support them in making an application for the role of Police Officer to the Police Force of their choice. The course has been developed through ongoing partnership with Police Scotland and this award will aim to prepare students for entry into employment in the Police Force or other Public Sector Organisations

This course will introduce you to areas such as the Scottish Legal System, Sociology, Communication and Exercise Principles and Programming. The knowledge and skills developed on this course can be applied in a number of different environments including; the Armed Forces, Fire Service, Prison Service, Private Custodial Services, Private Security Firms, Social Services, Leisure, Youth or Community Work, and Voluntary Work.

The course is delivered on campus using a variety of classroom activities and in partnership with external organisations to allow the candidates to experience the real life aspects of this course.

SKILLS DEVELOPED

• Team working
• Communication
• Understanding the Scottish criminal justice system
• Working within a diverse community
• Understanding and promoting health and fitness
• Numeracy, information handling, and problem solving

FURTHER STUDY

Successful completion of all units within HNC, including Graded Unit, (in addition to entry requirements) can lead to university entry for the following areas:

• Policing
• Social science
• Criminology

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

• Police Services
• Other Emergency Services

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University information

Fife College

  • Campus address

    Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, Scotland

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