Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police

Police Officer Degree Apprenticeship: Warwickshire Police - Degree (Level 6)

Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police (Employer)

Staffordshire University (Training Provider)

Annual wage £21,525.00
40.0 hours per week The police constable degree apprenticeship is based on 40 hours per week and will follow a regular policing shift pattern, which will include day, evening, night and weekend working.
3 years (duration)
1 March 2022(start date)
Police Constable (apprenticeship standard)
90 positions available
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Starting a career in the police may be one of the best things you’ll ever do. You’ll be able to make a real difference in your community, reducing crimes and making people safer. There is so much scope for development and progression in a police career. You will experience many of the police roles available to you, from dog handling to cybercrime.


Our three-year work-based learning programme will see you earning and learning whilst studying towards a Staffordshire University degree in Professional Policing Practice. You'll have a student card and have access to all of the University facilities, as well as the support of a virtual community. 

When you’re not studying, you will work with police colleagues on rotation across our teams. Daily duties will vary dependent upon your rotation and you will have the opportunity to gain experience as part of our neighbourhood policing, frontline response, and investigations teams.

You will be a part of our policing team from your first day and will be helping to solve some of the most serious crimes and catch those responsible.

Duties may include:

  • Responding to calls for help from the public
  • Investigating crimes and offences
  • Interviewing suspects and making arrests
  • Giving evidence in court

We’re looking for people from all walks of life; the more our police officers represent the diverse communities we serve, the better we work together.

Whether you are at the start of your career or if you are looking for a new opportunity the Police Officer Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) is an ideal route into the Warwickshire. Whilst studying for a fully-funded university degree, you will be doing valuable work in the community as a Police Constable, earning a competitive salary.

Future Prospects

Once you have successfully completed the three year police constable degree apprenticeship, you will be posted into a police constable role within the Warwickshire Police force.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, customer care skills, problem solving skills and analytical skills.

Qualities Required

Attention to detail, logical, team working, initiative, non-judgemental, patience and be physical able to meet the demands of the role.

Qualifications Required

You must hold Level 2 maths and English (i.e. GCSE A*-C or 9-4 or equivalents) AND Level 3 or A-Level, NVQ, BTEC or equivalent, worth 64 UCAS points or more.
You can check your UCAS points by visiting: http://bit.ly/2ORLahP 

Training Provided

Police Constable level 6.

Find out more about the course by visiting the Staffordshire University website: 



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