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Police Constable

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Type: Other

Salary: £30,000 Yearly

Location: London


Initial Police Learning & Development Programme (IPLDP)

Embark on an interesting and rewarding career at the Met with our well established Initial Police Learning & Development Programme (IPLDP) and earn a competitive salary.


The IPLDP is a two year programme providing new recruits with a blend of practical “on-the-job” experience and classroom based learning and at one of our internal Met training sites.


You will be employed as an officer from day one, making a difference to London’s communities, fully supported in applying your classroom learning practically on the Job.


Our IPLDP will provide you with a strong foundation of policing, police law, and practical experience to be the best you can be to keep London safe.


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Our established Initial Police Learning & Development Programme (IPLDP) is a two year work-based programme that combines classroom learning, based on a national policing curriculum, with practical “on the job” training.


Your training will start with an initial period of learning at one of our Met training sites before undertaking the majority of your learning on the frontline alongside your experienced colleagues. You'll be fully supported in putting your classroom based learning into practice as part of your operational duties.


Upon successfully completing your probation you’ll become a fully qualified substantive police officer.


Entry requirements

In addition to the standard PC eligibility criteria, the following academic criteria applies for all candidates wishing to undertake the IPLDP route:

You must hold a level 2 qualification in English Language at a GCSE grade C or above, or grades 4-9. If you do not have this qualification, we will also consider a higher level academic attainment (level 3 or above) in a UK qualification or an English Language equivalent overseas qualification.



As a new full-time police constable in the Met on the IPLDP entry route, your total starting salary package will be £29,943 per annum (including London allowances) increasing to £34,314 on successful completion of your probationary period.

Base salary increases annually and typically police constables with seven years’ service can expect to earn circa £47,000 (including allowances.)



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Closing date: 30-09-20
Start date: 01-11-20

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