Qualifications and Experience?
What qualifications do I need?
In addition to the general requirements to join as a Police Officer with Northumbria Police, applicants for the PCDA programme must have one of the following:
Your Tariff Points can be made up of a number of different types of qualifications. Please utilise the UCAS calculation tool below to help you.
Calculator for UCAS Tariff Points
Northumbria Police will review a candidate's professional training or work experience in line with the National Police Officers competency framework, if a candidate does not have the required UCAS points.
What if I have studied abroad?
- If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how it compares to the standard entry criteria, please review Northumbria Universities website in relation to international qualifications www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry. Also note you will be required to get a certified translations of qualifications if certificates are not issued in English.