About the qualification
Qualification Number: 603/6073/2
SFJ Awards Level 3 Diploma in the Management and Care of Individuals in Custody or Detention
Operational Start Date: 1 August 2020
Total Qualification Time: 430 hours
Guided Learning: 280 hours
What are the objectives of the Level 3 Diploma?
The objective of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to work in a custody or detention environment. The qualification aims to cover all custody and detention environments, including all categories of prisons, escorting and young offender institutions.
The Level 3 Diploma in the Management and Care of Individuals in Custody or Detention is a mandatory component of the Apprenticeship Framework for Custody or Detention Officers in Wales (Framework ID: FR05115).
This qualification is an updated version of, and will replace, the Level 3 Diploma in the Management and Care of Individuals in the Custodial Environment (601/5367/2).
What are the pre-entry requirements for the Level 3 Diploma in the Management and Care of Individuals in Custody or Detention?
There are no pre-entry requirements to undertake this qualification. However, learners will need to be working in a custody or detention environment to be able to generate evidence from the workplace.
For more information, download the qualification specification here:Download specification