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The next stage is to start your foundation training.

Until fairly recently, this consisted of a short stint at your force headquarters followed by up to 15 weeks at a residential training college known as a Police Training Centre (PTC). However, this is all changing now and it is very likely that you will be trained under a new scheme known as the Initial Police Learning & Development Programme, or IPLDP for short.

The IPLDP was developed by the Home Office, with the help of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), Centrex and other key stakeholders. The principles of the IPLDP, which have been agreed nationally, are that the main responsibility for the training of new officers should rest with forces. Officers will be trained more closely within the communities they will ultimately serve, with less emphasis on long periods of residential training.

About the Initial Police Learning & Development Programme

The main aim of your foundation training is to equip newly appointed constables with knowledge of the law and the qualities of judgement needed to achieve effective operational performance on the street. Constables in their two year probationary period are no longer known as "probationers", but "student officers". Although in the real world everyone still calls them probationers!

Forces now have responsibility for delivering their own probationer training, rather than sending them off to the PTCs as in the past. This means that depending on what arrangements your force has made, you may be trained at your headquarters, at an external training facility, or even at a University or other similar further education establishment. Your force will advise you of the exact arrangements.

Most training is no longer residential. This is ostensibly to give the recruits more time to study outside of the training environment. Oh, and it happens to cost considerably less if recruits live elsewhere and feed themselves!

The IPLDP Curriculum

The curriculum comprises of 22 modules, which have been divided into four phases. The four phases are:

Phase 1: Induction

Phase 2: Community Safety and Partnership

Phase 3: Supervised Patrol

Phase 4: Independent Patrol

Whilst the four elements of the programme are set out separately they should not be viewed as individual and distinct phases of learning and development. Each is inextricably linked to the other within the overall programme.

National Occupational Standards

National Occupational Standards (NOS) define the skills, knowledge, understanding and level of competence expected of individuals to perform key tasks.

National consultation by PSSO (now Skills for Justice) with forces, the Home Office, APA and community representatives identified 22 units of NOS as the level of performance at which probationary officers need to be operating prior to confirmation.

Student officers will be assessed against these 22 units of NOS during their two-year training period.

APEL

The IPLDP Central Authority is considering how best to implement an Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) scheme. The scheme would allow new recruits to use existing qualifications and experience to bypass sections in the IPLDP curriculum.

Student Officer Learning and Assessment Folder

Each Student Officer is provided by their force with a 'Learning and Assessment Folder' which outlines the required learning for new recruits and provides them with somewhere to record their progress through the four learning phases. The Student Officer Learning and Assessment Folder replaces the much-loathed PDPs (Personal Development Portfolio)previously used by forces.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement is one of the key principles behind IPLDP. The student officer must be able to understand the needs and expectations of the community in which they will work. Students will need to understand the dynamics of their local communities, in addition to current relationships between the community and the police service. Phase 2 of the curriculum will focus on Community Engagement.

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wannabeblue

quality post, cheers black rat

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The next stage is to start your foundation training.

Until fairly recently, this consisted of a short stint at your force headquarters followed by up to 15 weeks at a residential training college known as a Police Training Centre (PTC). However, this is all changing now and it is very likely that you will be trained under a new scheme known as the Initial Police Learning & Development Programme, or IPLDP for short.

The IPLDP was developed by the Home Office, with the help of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), Centrex and other key stakeholders. The principles of the IPLDP, which have been agreed nationally, are that the main responsibility for the training of new officers should rest with forces. Officers will be trained more closely within the communities they will ultimately serve, with less emphasis on long periods of residential training.

About the Initial Police Learning & Development Programme

The main aim of your foundation training is to equip newly appointed constables with knowledge of the law and the qualities of judgement needed to achieve effective operational performance on the street. Constables in their two year probationary period are no longer known as "probationers", but "student officers". Although in the real world everyone still calls them probationers!

Forces now have responsibility for delivering their own probationer training, rather than sending them off to the PTCs as in the past. This means that depending on what arrangements your force has made, you may be trained at your headquarters, at an external training facility, or even at a University or other similar further education establishment. Your force will advise you of the exact arrangements.

Most training is no longer residential. This is ostensibly to give the recruits more time to study outside of the training environment. Oh, and it happens to cost considerably less if recruits live elsewhere and feed themselves!

The IPLDP Curriculum

The curriculum comprises of 22 modules, which have been divided into four phases. The four phases are:

Phase 1: Induction

Phase 2: Community Safety and Partnership

Phase 3: Supervised Patrol

Phase 4: Independent Patrol

Whilst the four elements of the programme are set out separately they should not be viewed as individual and distinct phases of learning and development. Each is inextricably linked to the other within the overall programme.

National Occupational Standards

National Occupational Standards (NOS) define the skills, knowledge, understanding and level of competence expected of individuals to perform key tasks.

National consultation by PSSO (now Skills for Justice) with forces, the Home Office, APA and community representatives identified 22 units of NOS as the level of performance at which probationary officers need to be operating prior to confirmation.

Student officers will be assessed against these 22 units of NOS during their two-year training period.

APEL

The IPLDP Central Authority is considering how best to implement an Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) scheme. The scheme would allow new recruits to use existing qualifications and experience to bypass sections in the IPLDP curriculum.

Student Officer Learning and Assessment Folder

Each Student Officer is provided by their force with a 'Learning and Assessment Folder' which outlines the required learning for new recruits and provides them with somewhere to record their progress through the four learning phases. The Student Officer Learning and Assessment Folder replaces the much-loathed PDPs (Personal Development Portfolio)previously used by forces.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement is one of the key principles behind IPLDP. The student officer must be able to understand the needs and expectations of the community in which they will work. Students will need to understand the dynamics of their local communities, in addition to current relationships between the community and the police service. Phase 2 of the curriculum will focus on Community Engagement.

Hi Black Rat,

Just wondering how long does the training at the college/university/special facility lasts before you enter into the shift work hours?

I'm applying to TVP, expecting results this week..................eeek and should I be lucky enough to get all the way through, I wondered how long we would attend college or the training facility, would it be mon-fri 9-5 job and how long before the shift work kicks in? I'm sure it might be posted or discussed here somewhere on this forum, but I just haven't come across the answer yet.

Thanks in advance,

:thumbsup:

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Bluesky1546620266

ignore above post because I found a thread for TVP hours for college and shift

thanks

:bye:

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y2k

hi Bluesky

where did you find a thread for TVP college and shift hours??

best of luck with the fittness.

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WannabePC4

Our SOLAP has changed....Not getting assessed against 22NOS only 13 now and you only evidence each 3 times rather than 5 :thumbsup:

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g1nty
Our SOLAP has changed....Not getting assessed against 22NOS only 13 now and you only evidence each 3 times rather than 5 :thumbsup:

its alright for some, we stil have to evidence ours 5 times and it takes for ever.

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grahamm31

Strathclyde initial training course down to 13 weeks instead of 15 weeks

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