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Entry to Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA)

To apply for a Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA), you will need to provide proof of your Level 2 qualifications.

I have a Level 2 in English and Maths qualification (UK or equivalent)

You will need to upload copies of your certificates onto the e-recruitment system for verification by our Talent Acquisition team.

You will also need to show them to UWE Bristol on your first day.

International qualifications

If you have international qualifications, UWE Bristol will check transferability to UK standards.

If they are not transferrable, you will need to advise our Talent Acquisition team prior to accepting your offer of employment. Our Learning team will then arrange a course for you at UWE Bristol, which must be completed within tutorship.

I don’t have copies of my certificates

If you do not have copies of your certificates, you may be able to obtain copies from the appropriate exam board. Find out how on the GOV.UK website.

If you cannot provide verification of your certificates, you must advise our Talent Acquisition team prior to accepting your offer of employment. Our Learning team will then arrange a course for you at UWE Bristol, which must be completed within tutorship.

I don’t have a Level 2 in English and Maths qualification (UK or equivalent)

If you do not have a Level 2 in English and Maths qualification, you must advise our Talent Acquisition team prior to accepting your offer of employment. Our Learning team will then arrange a course for you at UWE Bristol, which must be completed within tutorship.


Contact our Talent Acquisition team to make a recruitment related query.

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