Enhancing law enforcement practice through education, professional capabilities, and promoting effective community policing.

Why Choose the Diploma in Policing Programme?

This programme is ideal for candidates passionate about working within the law enforcement environment. Whether keen to work for the South African National Police Service, business world or the security industry, this nationally recognised qualification is designed to produce graduates that can go out into the world of work and enhance the professional standards of policing.

Course Information

Communication at NQF Level 4

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3
The Diploma in Policing is accredited by the Quality of Council of Trade and Occupations. (QCTO) Certificates are issued by Berea Technical College (BTC). Berea Technical College is accredited by Umalusi council of Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, and by the Quality Council of Trade and Occupations. It is also provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
  • Investigator – Pay Estimate: +/- R150 000 to R300 000 a year
  • Liaison and Partners Service Manager – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R500 000 a year
  • Assistant Investigator – Pay Estimate: +/- R120 000 to R250 000 a year
1st Year 1st Semester Subjects Management Skills, Personal Effectiveness 101
1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects Legislation in a Working Environment, Document Management System 102
2nd Year 1st Semester Subjects Operations Management, Training and Development 201
2nd Year 2nd Semester Subjects Manage Tactical Operations, Crime and Incident Investigation 202
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the Diploma in Policing pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos, and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Diploma in Policing professional training at BCT you may progress to other programmes offered by the College or you may earn credits from public tertiary education institutions, subject to the institutions criteria.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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