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SYP - Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police is recruiting for the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA). Becoming a police constable is a career like no other. Not only will you be taking on challenges that will change your life, you’ll be working to protect the people and communities of South Yorkshire.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,556.00

    higher starting salary available if experience or qualifications in certain areas: £26,682

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed. Shifts which cover 24/7/365.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121842

  • Positions

    40 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Being a police constable is not just a job. It’s a career.

South Yorkshire Police is recruiting for the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) with projected start dates from October onwards.

Becoming a police constable is a career like no other.  Not only will you be taking on challenges that will change your life, but you’ll be working to protect the people and communities of South Yorkshire. This is a career where you’ll travel between urban cities and rural towns, meeting people from all walks of life.

Whether you’re a sixth form, or college leaver, a supermarket worker or ex-military, we know that you’ll have plenty of transferable skills which you can bring to a career with the police. Things like following process, social and emotional intelligence, conversation skills and the ability to diffuse a situation are all skills we search for in our candidates. If you have the relevant experience and strengths, all you have to do is apply.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

South Yorkshire Police is offering a three-year apprenticeship in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University. The apprenticeship will combine the opportunity to work and learn the role of a front-line officer whilst gaining a Degree in Professional Policing Practice.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your 3 year training course and degree, you are eligible to specialise in one of the many areas South Yorkshire Police has to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Any (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

We are one of the highest performing forces in the country and we have great aspirations to be the very best we can be for our communities. We are a full spectrum force which means we have a wide range of roles including a dog section, mounted section, specialist firearms officers and we serve a diverse mix of 1.4million people across a varied range of settings.

Employer

South Yorkshire Police

Address

Training : Robert Dyson House

Wath Upon Dearne

S63 7EF

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Police constable ( integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023