Current and Former Approved Providers

Helping police forces confirm the validity of Certificates in Knowledge of Policing submitted by applicants to become police officers.

If an applicant submits a Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) issued by one of the learning providers listed below between the dates shown for that provider, you can be confident that the CKP was issued by an Approved Provider.

For more information about the Pre-Join Approved Provider Scheme and the CKP, see our Pre-Join to Policing programmes page.

If you are a potential student who wants to study for the CKP, we also maintain a list of all current Approved Providers, arranged by geographical region.

Approved ProviderDuration of Approved status
Start date End date
1ACKP - Enlighten Training (formerly Enlighten Training)Jul 2014Dec 2019
A2H TrainingOct 2013May 2015
Academy Recruit Training Jan 2013Dec 2019
​Activate Learning  (City of Oxford University)Jan 2015​​Feb 2018
Advanced Policing Solutions (formerly Outsource Training)Aug 2014Jun 2019
Barking and Dagenham College Oct 2013May 2015
BCoT - Basingstoke College of TechnologyApr 2014May 2015
Blue Light Publishing Dec 2013Dec 2017
Bluelight ConsultancyMar 2013May 2015
Bromley CollegeApr 2014May 2016
Brooklands CollegeDec 2013Dec 2019
Buckinghamshire New University Feb 2014Jun 2018
Canterbury Christ Church University Oct 2013Jun 2019
Cardiff and Vale CollegeMay 2016Apr 2017
Chester University Feb 2014Jun 2019
Coventry UniversityApr 2014Feb 2018
Cumbria UniversityApr 2013Feb 2018
​DeMontfort University​Jul 2015Jun 2019
Duchy College Oct 2013Apr 2017
Dudley College (West Midlands)Apr 2013Apr 2015
East Surrey CollegeNov 2013Jun 2014
Edge Hill UniversitySep 2016Dec 2019
E-Laws TrainingDec 2013Dec 2019
Enlighten Training & Consultancy LtdJul 2013Jun 2014
Exeter CollegeApr 2014Jun 2014
Fareham CollegeJan 2014Aug 2016
Fontana TrainingApr 2014Apr 2015
G4S Policing Support Services & Health Sep 2013Sep 2014
Greenwich Community College Jan 2014May 2015
Guildford College (Merrist Wood)Dec 2013Dec 2014
Havering College of Further and Higher EducationJun 2013May 2016
Hertford Regional CollegeFeb 2014Jul 2016
KBRFeb 2013Dec 2015
Lambeth CollegeFeb 2014Apr 2016
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)Apr 2014Jun 2019
London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) Oct 2013Jun 2014
​London Metropolitan UniversityAug 2015​Jun 2019
Lumar Training Jul 2016Apr 2017
​Mid Cheshire College ​Sep 2015Sep 2016
NESCOT Jan 2014Apr 2018
Newham CollegeDec 2013Apr 2016
North Warwickshire & Hinckley Jun 2013Nov 2017
​Nottingham Trent University​Jan 2017Dec 2019
NPTC GroupJun 2014Jun 2018
Oaklands CollegeNov 2013Nov 2015
Outsource TrainingMar 2013Aug 2014
Plymouth UniversityOct 2013Dec 2019
Portsmouth UniversityDec 2013Jun 2018
Richmond Adult Community College Feb 2014Nov 2015
Sancus SolutionsJun 2013Apr 2015
South Devon College Jan 2014Jun 2014
South Tyneside CollegeApr 2014Apr 2016
South Wales PoliceMay 2016May 2018
STA (Skills Training and Assessment) Oct 2013Jun 2014
Staffordshire UniversityJun 2014Apr 2016
Teesside UniversityNov 2013Apr 2018
University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)Jun 2014Jun 2020*
​University of Derby​Dec 2015May 2018
​University of NorthamptonOct 2015​Apr 2017
University of South WalesApr 2014Apr 2018
University of Wales Trinity St DavidMay 2016May 2018
West Herts CollegeMay 2016Apr 2017
​Weston College
​Aug 2013Jun 2019
​Wrexham Glyndwr University
​Aug 2017Dec 2019
* Teaching out of embedded CKP qualification only – no new registrations after October 2019

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