International Vocational Award in Police Management (SCQF level 8) (G90A 48)

The IVA in Police Management is designed to equip candidates with the skills necessary to operate effectively in a policing or law enforcement environment and help them deal with the challenges they may face in relation to both people and organisational management. It will examine the role that managers play in improving performance and delivering the strategic intent of the organisation. It will examine the many different facets and styles of leadership and will consider the role of leaders where organisations are undergoing change and the part that inter personal skills play in a leadership role.

It will also examine the nature of different organisations, the impact that culture can have on an organisation and how different organisations are structured and why.

The award is made up of a small number of mandatory Units as shown below:

Unit No
Unit Title
HN Credits
SCQF
Level
SCQF
Credit
Points
Mandatory/
Optional
F3R8 48 (68 KB) Decision Making

2

8

16 points

M

F3RE 48 (77 KB) Organisational Management

3

8

24 points

M

F3RF 48 (68 KB) People Management

2

8

16 points

M

F3RC 48 (63 KB) Leadership

2

8

16 points

M

   

9

 

72 points

 

Approval

Centres without devolved authority require to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in theSystems and Qualification Approval Guide (510 KB).