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Police, Crime & Community

Course Code: FPSP

Level: 2
Subject area: Public Services
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

About the course

Do you want to work in the police, security or another criminal justice agency? This Level 2 Diploma in Police, Crime & Community will give you an in depth knowledge of the criminal justice system, covering the law, criminology and relevant criminal justice legislation. It will give you a chance to explore equality and diversity which is important to the CJS, while also planning for your career so you know exactly what it takes to be successful in your chosen profession. We also like to throw in a little fitness!

What you'll learn

This course will cover the following units:

  • public service skills
  • career planning
  • improving health and fitness
  • employment in the uniformed public services
  • citizenship, the individual and society
  • law and its impact on the individual in public services
  • crime and its effects on society.
Entry requirements

This course requires four GCSEs at grade 2 or 3 (including English and maths) or a relevant qualification.


There are no written exams on this course. All work will be assessed through various in house assessment methods.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go onto to study the Level 3 Diploma in Police, Crime and Community at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: FPSP

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is free for this age group

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Richard Littlejohn

FdSc Public Services

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