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Qualification: Police officer (no legal status)

Police officer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • ensure the quality and efficiency of work in the working environment in accordance with the standards and rules of the profession;
  • use modern ICT effectively in the planning and implementation of work tasks;
  • demonstrate understanding of professional and ethical responsibility and ensure personal and organisational integrity;
  • demonstrate awareness of the importance of continuing and lifelong education and impart knowledge;
  • make rational use of energy, material and time;
  • protect health and the environment and take responsibility for own safety and the safety of others;
  • keep abreast of the development of the profession and transfer knowledge into the working environment.

(vocationally specific competences)

  • protect and respect human rights and freedoms and make autonomous decisions during official actions (keeping in mind the rules of the profession, ethical principles and human dignity);
  • autonomously lead police procedures and take responsibility for performing work well and for the work of others during performance of a joint task, which they lead until the end of the procedure;
  • communicate with co-workers, customers, representatives of organisations, authorities and civil society in Slovene and at least one foreign language;
  • protect life, personal safety and property and maintain public order;
  • prevent, detect and investigate criminal offences and administrative offences, detect and detain the perpetrators of criminal offences and administrative offences and conduct offence proceedings;
  • supervise and direct traffic on public and uncategorised roads destined for use by public traffic;
  • supervise the national border and perform tasks in connection with the movement and residence of foreign nationals;
  • protect specific persons, premises, structures and surroundings of buildings;
  • process secret and personal data and other protected data of the police;
  • take preventive action and provide advice to citizens (self-protective behaviour, safety, etc.);
  • exercise police powers in a professional, lawful and effective manner.

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Police College

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination)
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary technical education.
  • Candidates who satisfy the general conditions must also sign a contract with the police

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Diplomas are issued to students who complete all compulsory modules/subjects (110 credits), a freely elective subject (5 credits) and a bachelor's thesis (5 credits).

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination)
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary technical education.
  • Candidates who satisfy the general conditions must also sign a contract with the police
Ways to acquire: 

Diplomas are issued to students who complete all compulsory modules/subjects (110 credits), a freely elective subject (5 credits) and a bachelor's thesis (5 credits).