Police Management (Level 5)

QN: 601/7800/0

This qualification is designed to recognise and develop the competence of individuals, within the police sector, progressing to Inspector rank.

Developed with Skills for Justice and the College of Policing, this qualification is recognised as part of the National Police Promotion Framework (NPPF).

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Qualification Type Certificate
CMI Code 5C28V2
Qualification Number (QN) 601/7800/0
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 152
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 313
Credits 31
Accreditation status Live

Typical Units

Our qualifications are broken down into units and relevant topics aligned to the level and qualification. Typical units for the Level 5 qualification in Police Management are:

  • Manage operational threats and risks in a policing context
  • Principles of management and leadership
  • Manage policing investigations in own area of responsibility
  • Develop and implement an operational plan
  • Obtain, analyse and provide information to support decision making
  • Initiate and implement operational change
  • Determine and review authorisations for law enforcement
  • Plan law enforcement operations
  • Deploy resources for law enforcement operations

Qualification Benefits

For learners

  • Provide management and leadership skills relevant to police operations
  • Recognise progression as part of an established police promotion framework

For organisations

  • Promote development of force against required skills and standards
  • Establishes better led and managed teams and operations

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Supporting Resources

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