Uniformed Public Services Courses
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Start Date
Full Time
This Access course is ideal for those who would like to progress to a Higher Education onto the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and related HE Policing entry degree programmes.
  • About the Course
    The Access to Policing course offers adult returners a coherent, integrated and supported year of study through which they will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate studying in the intended progression routes for this Diploma. The course aims to provide a balance of essential study skills with specialist subject knowledge to enable the students to be prepared for the academic and practical rigours of undergraduate study in HE Policing entry programmes. It must however be noted that the Access to HE Diploma does not provide guaranteed entry to UK Higher Education Institutions
  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees

    This course is eligible for fee. You can access support for fees through the Adult learner loan (student finance England).

    Please note: Students will not be eligible for the Access to HE Diploma loan waiver for the adult learner loan as the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship is not eligible for funding under Student Finance England. However, students would be salaried and would not be eligible for any HE fees.

  • Entry Requirements
    GCSE English and Maths* at grades 9-4. *If you do not have your GCSE Maths at grades 9-4, you will be required to work towards this course alongside the Access course.

    Please note: You will be required to undertake an initial assessment to assess your suitability to sit GCSE maths. If successful, you will be enrolled onto this when you are enrolled onto the Access course, and you will study this GCSE alongside the Access course. You will not be enrolled onto the course until we have the outcome of your Maths initial assessment.

  • Progression
    This Access course has been designed for progression onto the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and related HE Policing entry degree programmes.

    Please note: Degrees undertaken via a specific force will be subject to a successful application, vetting and offer.

  • Assessment Method
    The assessment procedures vary to include written essays/report, extended project, oral presentation, worksheets, control assessment and examinations. All of the units use continuous assessment processes, which means that there is no dependence on final examinations (except GCSE Maths).

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+

Full Time

Level 3

Location Isleworth

Start Date 07/11/2023


Hinay Dassani
Lecturer in Public Services

‘Being a former public service student myself I want to inspire and motivate students to emulate the same successes that this course enabled me to achieve’. ‘ I want to drive students to maximise their full potential and make them realise this is more than just a course.’

Hinay Dassani

Simeon Simeonov
L3 Uniformed Public Services

Simeon credits his appointment to the high quality teaching and the excellent enrichment activities available during his course.

Simeon Simeonov
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