Certificate III in Police Studies


National Code: 10262NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00059

Description

This course is offered as pre-entry training for careers with the South Australia Police (SAPOL) and other law enforcement agencies. This is a pre-application course designed to improve prospects of recruitment with SAPOL. The course includes guest lectures from serving police officers, practical exercises and opportunities to meet and talk with police officers in relation to the practical elements of policing in South Australia.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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  • Duration
    Full Fee
    Funded
    Total Fees for the 6 Months course
    $3,612
    $667

    Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 6 Month course
    Full Fee
    $3,612
    $3,612
    Funded
    $667
    $667
    Concession
    $667
    $667

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.

  • Upfront Payment

    This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Address client needs 30
    Apply ethics to issues in policing 60
    Apply key concepts in law and justice to issues in policing 80
    Apply knowledge of contemporary social issues for police 60
    Contribute to conflict management 30
    Contribute to workplace safety 30
    Design and produce business documents 80
    Use workplace communication strategies 30
    Work effectively with diversity 30
  • Employment Outcomes

    The Certificate III in Police Studies provides pre-entry training for careers with the South Australia Police and other law enforcement agencies.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Police Studies (10262NAT)
    The content and delivery methodologies further develop the skills, knowledge and attributes required to improve prospects of recruitment with SAPOL. The course includes guest lectures from serving police officers, practical exercises and opportunities to meet and talk with police officers in relation to the practical elements of policing in South Australia. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
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