Recognition of Prior Experience & Learning, 25th March 2019

EMPAC is pleased to announce a free awareness event to raise the profile of Recognition of Prior Experience and Learning (RPL) on the 25th March 2019, between 2pm and 5pm. The event will be held at The University of Northampton’s Students’ Union, The Platform Club, George Row, Northampton, NN1 1DF.

This event is all about raising the awareness of RPL as an opportunity through the College of Policing ‘gateway’ to obtain credits on a higher educational programme (Levels 4 – 8) through a Higher Educational Institution (HEI) or Professional Awarding Body. The event will include raising awareness of opportunities within Higher Education who have engaged with the College of Policing.

Existing serving officers and staff of all ranks/roles who are contemplating higher educational learning either at undergraduate or postgraduate levels from the following police services:

  • Northamptonshire Police
  • Leicestershire Constabulary
  • Thames Valley Police (TVP)
  • British Transport Police (BTP)
  • Lincolnshire Police
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary
  • Bedfordshire Police
  • Derbyshire Constabulary
  • Nottinghamshire Police
  • Warwickshire Constabulary

About the event

1.30pm – Arrival, light refreshments, stands and informal discussions.

2.00pm – Housekeeping & Introduction – Angela Packwood, Subject Leader Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies Faculty of Health and Society University of Northampton

2.05pm – Welcome Keynote Speech – Dean of University of Northampton Professor Steve O’Brien

2.20pm – Kathy Harrison Carroll Professional Development Manager College of Policing– Professional Development Programme & Continuing Professional Development

2.50pm – David Morgan Professional Development Adviser College of Policing – RPL & Credit Estimator

3.30pm – Natasha Moseley Lancashire Constabulary – RPL & Masters experience

4.00pm – Northamptonshire Police officer – RPL & Degree Experience

4.20pm – Karin Rogers Online Knowledge Officer College of Policing – Academic Support Network at the College of Policing.

4.35pm – Angel Egbuji Senior Librarian College of Policing Library

4.50pm – Angela Packwood Subject Leader Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies Faculty of Health and Society University of Northampton – Supporting officers/staff in studying and closure

5.10pm – Questions, light refreshments stands and informal discussions

5.30pm – Close


Light refreshments (tea/coffee/water & biscuits) will be available before and during the event.

Registration Hyperlink

How to get to there (directions):

As a back-up the below can be undertaken.

Complete the registration form and e mail the College of Policing RPL Inbox  

Queries or Further Information

Or contact David Morgan College of Policing Education & Professional Development Adviser (07557) 486755 or

For any queries or additional information e mail the RPL Inbox



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