The pre-join Degree is a professional academic knowledge-based Degree based upon the national curriculum for the police constable role and can only be offered by providers licensed by the College. It will be achieved prior to candidates applying to join the police service and it is self-funded.
To assist you in understanding more about the product and how to become a potential provider offering the pre-join Degree as a programme, the following resources are available to you:-
To supplement these documents, the College also runs periodic information sessions, providing an opportunity for you to ask questions, go through our QSA process and Core Requirements in detail and get a fuller understanding of how our processes link to your own validation process. This is not compulsory, but advisable, and can be arranged by contacting the Quality Standards Assessment (QSA) team via QualityStandardsAssessment@college.pnn.police.uk
If you are interested in offering this product you will need to make a request to become licensed and then complete the College QSA process. Further information on both aspects can be found in the Pre-join Degree Provider Guidance. All elements of our QSA process must be fully met and your programme must have been approved at your validation event to enable you to deliver this product.
Licence Request and Quality Standards Assessment Application Form
Please note that the dates for applications will be confirmed very shortly.
Interested parties should continue to check this page regularly for further updates.