* If you do not have a level 3 qualification you can still apply for this role, but you will need to complete a Verbal Reasoning and Calculation Test as part of your application.
**At present the only prohibiting degree for these routes is the Professional Policing Degree. This is because there is a different training course content – those with this degree can apply directly to the Pre-Join Police Officer programme (Professional Policing Degree route) when open.
*You can apply for the South Wales Police Internship programme during your second year to complete between your second and third year of study.
** You can apply for the South Wales Police Graduate programme during your third year to complete between after graduation.
Early Careers: Direct entry
You don’t have to join one of our above schemes to join the Police Service. You can use the ‘Direct Entry’ route by applying for live vacancies. We have a wide range of vacancies at a given time suitable for all entry levels. You can visit our live jobs board here.
If you are interested in future opportunities with South Wales Police please register your details on our Talent Bank and we can update you when we have vacancies that suit your skills and preferences: REGISTER YOUR INTEREST