Tag: Apprenticeships

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New joiners Cath and Josh talk Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA)

Thames Valley Police, in partnership with Bucks New University, introduced our first cohort of PCDA student officers 10 weeks ago, on 23rd November 2020. This new Police Officer entry route attracted people from all walks of life; men and women with previous experience including a community mental health support, the army, retail and leisure, schools …

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Two apprenticeship awards for Thames Valley Police in 2020

In November 2020, Thames Valley Police was recognised with two separate awards for its apprenticeship programme. The force was named as the West Berkshire Training Consortium Rising Star & Employer Awards large employer of the year 2020. Additionally Oxfordshire Learning & Enterprise Partnerships named Thames Valley Police as its Apprentice Employer of the Year 2020, …

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Meet PCSO Will Jones

Will Jones is a 22-year-old Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), who joined Thames Valley Police on 22 July 2019. He completed 10 weeks initial training at Sulhamstead, followed by 10 weeks of tutoring on area at Slough, achieving independent patrol status from 29 December 2019. On 6 May 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 …

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Diversity is key in Contact Management

Name: Arundeep Rai Length of service: 7 months Age: 25 years old What made you want to become a 999/101 call handler? I worked in a call centre previously. Relatives of mine that worked for Thames Valley made me aware of the opportunities in contact management and it made sense to bring the two things …