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Which route is right for you?

In line with the College of Policing's Police Education Quality Framework, we have changed our entry routes to reflect and acknowledge the high level of service required from an officer in today's complex and challenging policing environment.

Read more about the role of a police officer here.

Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA)

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Don't have a degree?

A three-year professional degree apprenticeship, this route is for someone who would like to work in the role of an operational police officer, whilst studying, and who does not hold a degree-level qualification.

Applications open!

Degree Holder Entry Programe (DHEP)

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Got a degree?

A two-year academic and practical-based programme, this route is for anyone who already holds a degree in any subject area (but not in Professional Policing Practice) and would like to work as an operational police officer for Cumbria Constabulary whilst obtaining a Professional Policing Diploma.

Applications open!

Pre Join Degree Programme

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Have a Professional Policing degree?

This route is for anyone who already holds a degree in Professional Policing.

You will be nearing the completion of your degree and be graduating this summer (2021)

Applications are closed.

 

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