Welcome to Academy Recruit Training. Looking to gain the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing qualification? Then you have come to the right place. This ‘Pre-learning’ course is required by an increasing number of Police Services as an entry requirement; in any case the decision to take this course will undoubtedly jump-start your knowledge of Law and Procedures. This course will enable you to hit the ground running when you start your first day as a Police Officer. I am proud to say that our training materials, highly qualified experienced trainers and the continuous support you will receive is second to none. Please look at our prospectus and example materials below. We have specifically used up to date technology to enable you to have full control of your learning which coupled with one to one tutor support will maximise your learning in an easy to access chronological format. Please feel free to contact us for no obligation advice. We wish you success for your future career.

Multi Media Access

You can access your course online at any time, anywhere and on any device. Our course is built on a mobile responsive platform and uses the latest course technology make accessing and completing your course a breeze.

Quality Blended Material

Using a blend of our materials with those of the College of Policing and NCALT, we have ensured that you will have total control and access to your learning materials at all times. Some can be downloaded and utilised offline enabling you to be able to utilise any of your spare time anywhere to progress with the course.

12 Months Access

12 months registration to the Academy Recruit Training Learning Platform including, trainer support and access to all our learning materials.

3 years registration and access to NCALT and College of Policing materials.

Online Support

Allocated ‘personal tutor’  from the outset, to guide and support you through your own learning plan, at your pace. Online tutor support to meet your individual needs. – Taking the ‘distance’ out of ‘distance learning’.

Quality trainers

Your tutor is a qualified Police Trainer and assessor, trained to National Standards. He /she is a recently retired Police Officer, more specifically having been involved in the training of the IPLDP for Student Police Officers both in the classroom and operational situations


I recommend the course because of ,the ability to do the exam via Skype. The fact that I had complete control over how quickly or slowly I wanted to study. Having a personal tutor was brilliant - Paul (who was my tutor) was fantastic!
Hannah Randall
The trainers were excellent and you were always able to get support via email or by phone
Sabah Ahmed
PCSO / Certificate In Knowledge Of Policing
Just wanted to take a couple of minutes to let you know my thoughts on the course. It's been a brilliant course a throughly enjoyable all the way through. I also want to say that Anthony Louch the trainer was brilliant, very natural with the students and full of knowledge. He made all of us feel at home on the course and he has been so helpful in all he does, couldn't do enough for us all. Anthony is definitely an asset to your business. We all commented saying how much we will miss the weekends and Anthony. Thanks for all your help too.
CKP student
I would never have passed my assessment centre without Johns course the training was excellent
K Galvin
PC West Yorkshire Police / Certificate In Knowledge Of Policing
I passed my day one exams!! Thank you so much for your support and for preparing me so well!! Couldn't thank you enough!!!
Chloe Seal
CKP/RAC Training
I had complete control over how quickly or slowly I wanted to study. I had a personal tutor Paul who was brilliant - Fantastic!
CKP Student
Thank you for your excellent support throughout the course. Very pleased with my result and I will let you know how I get on in the future. I found the revision session scenario really useful
Matthew Ralph
Course was highly recommended the trainers and John were excellent I did the assessment centre training which was instrumental in me passing SEARCH and I did the CKP which was excellent . I have now been offered a job in the Met Police , best money I have ever spent.
Tom Griffiths
Student / Certificate In Knowledge Of Policing
I am a Special Constable and after taking the CKP course I feel better equipped and more confident in what I am doing, the trainers were excellent.
Phil Daly
Certificate In Knowledge Of Policing
Having completed the course, the experience and knowledge of my learning coach Lou was excellent and the way he gave feedback was specific and motivational
Ian McCulloch
The E Learning was excellent, it was smooth and easy to use with good access to my tutor Lou when I had any questions or needed any advice. it has allowed me to study at my own pace and in my own time whilst still being able to achieve my goal of completing the CKP.
Alex Flood
Thank you so much for all your help with the CKP course. Paul was great, I really couldn't have done it without him, he's a very good tutor and I will be recommending you to everyone!
Leanne Oxley
The course was an amazing insight to the requirements of the police. I personally appreciate whole heartedly, the above and beyond attitude of yourself and your team. The stories and accounts of past events has meant I can take away from your course, something more valuable than just the CKP qualification. I have a Degree and Masters in Engineering/Advance IT and I can honestly tell you this has turned out to be my most important qualification to date, and my most proudest
Paul Ingleton
Excellent course, I would be remiss if I didn't mention that Paul is a fantastic teacher and adds a great deal of intangible value to doing a CKP.
Ben Deacon
cannot fault the course. incredibly simple to use, simple to understand, simple to navigate yet get in all detail needed the ability to learn at my own pace, online. cannot recommend highly enough!! thank you!!
jonathan Carter
Thank you for providing the certificate so quickly. The course was excellent, very enjoyable!
Justin Donaldson
The greatest thing I have ever achieved (apart from the kids!!) loved every single second of the course and made some amazing friends. Little hiccup along the way to getting in.... But this makes it feel worthwhile. Thanks to everyone who helped me complete it. Wish I could do it all again exactly the same as last time.
CKP Student
I have got to say the course was brilliant and I felt I have learnt a lot, Dave Bolton was brilliant also, I’ll phone him later today to thank him personally!
Tom Thornton

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Recruit Assessment Training

Securing a position as a Police Constable has never been so competitive. Forces are seeing unprecedented numbers applying for a small number of positions.

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Certificate in Knowledge of Policing

The CKP is a new Level 3 qualification designed by Skills for Justice, the Sector Skills Council for the Police and the College of Policing, as a pre-join requirement for the position of Constable.

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