BETA This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.

Police Community Support Officer

Working as part of a neighbourhood policing team to help deal with and prevent crime

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn

working in local communities and understanding their needs

  • gathering information and intelligence to support law enforcement
  • conflict resolution
  • building relationships with members of the local community
  • working with police constable colleagues
Qualifications

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

None specified

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 apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.