Custody and Detention Officer
Supervise and rehabilitate inmates in custody and detention centres.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 12 months
- Current funding band
Up to £3,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Apprentices must be aged over 18.
- What apprentices will learn
- the policies and procedures relevant to the custodial environment
- the key and critical aspects of security
- the rights and responsibilities of those in custodial care or detention
- the importance of caring for vulnerable people
- recognise and understand the impact of mental health issues on individuals
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
- Professional registration
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.