Recognition of Prior Experience & Learning (RPL) awareness event

We're delighted to announce two new dates and venues following our successful pilot for this event series that took place at the University of West London earlier this year.

Upcoming events

  • 8 May 2019, 10am-3.30pm, University of Sunderland. Book here

  • 16 May 2019, 12.30-5pm, Canterbury Christ Church University. Book here.

These free workshops will explain to you how you can use your service, experience and knowledge to access undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses at academic institutions and professional awarding bodies around the country.

Recognition of Prior Experience and Learning (RPL/RPEL) is a process that allows police officers and staff the opportunity to access academic credits for their experience and the learning or courses they have completed during their service.

Credits will be dependent on individual course history and experience, together with discussions with the academic institution or professional awarding body being applied to. 

The events are open to retired and existing serving officers and staff of all ranks/roles who are thinking about higher educational learning, either at undergraduate or postgraduate levels.

Please check that your police force is listed below under the event you want to attend before booking your place:

8 May 2019, University of Sunderland


  • British Transport Police

  • Cheshire Constabulary
  • Cleveland Constabulary
  • Durham Constabulary
  • Greater Manchester Police
  • Humberside Police
  • National Crime Agency
  • North Yorkshire Police
  • Northumbria Police
  • South Yorkshire Police
  • West Yorkshire Police

Book your place at the University of Sunderland event.

16 May 2019, Canterbury Christ Church University

  • British Transport Police
  • Essex Police
  • Kent Police
  • National Crime Agency
  • Surrey Police
  • Sussex Police

Book your place at the Canterbury Christ Church University event.

Please get in touch with us for any queries about these events.

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