Short Learning Programme in Managing Police Liability Issues

Lyceum Short Programme - Part Time

Want to maximise your future success?  Discover how you can minimise law enforcement agencies’ liability towards the community.

Course Objectives

Developing strategies to minimise liability is a critical part of police work, and people trained and skilled in this area are sought after.

This course will equip you with technical knowledge on matters such as the establishment of municipal courts and roadside courts.  It will also give you a thorough understanding of the emotional and psychological effects associated with police work, and will teach you to recognise Burnout and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. You will learn to recognise and manage sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace and learn practical skills like determining when an officer can remove a vehicle from an accident scene, managing the consequences of illegal removal of such vehicles and handling cases of drunken driving.  Discover how to conduct yourself and testify in court and implement proper risk control procedures.

Through Lyceum’s course content you will acquire the various skills and knowledge to be placed in a meaningful career in any area of the police force. 

Lyceum’s Commitment

Lyceum College is at the forefront of training and education in the field of Public Safety.  Our short learning programmes are uniquely structured by professionals in the field to meet the demands of the South African Society.  We are committed to ensuring our students are equipped with industry relevant skills and gain comprehensive knowledge to make a valuable contribution in South Africa and succeed in their chosen career.

Careers You Can Pursue

Learners could pursue a career as a: 

  • Policing
  • Security Industry
  • Traffic and Law Enforcement

Gaining Entrance

To study this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

Competence in the English Language

Have general, theoretical, academic and practical professional knowledge and understanding accomplished at least NQF level 5.

Length of Time

Six (6) Months of study


Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a Certificate of Competence in Managing Police Liability Issues.

Contents of Course

The course covers some of the following aspects in the course outline:

  • Discuss the role of social movements against crime.
  • Differentiating between gangs and self-defence units.
  • Explain situational crime prevention.

For a detailed breakdown of the programme outline, please refer to the fact sheet.

Learning Material

Your study material will be supplied in a choice of formats (digital only or a combination of printed and digital format).  Prescribed textbooks are excluded and must be procured by the student.  Please see: (Terms and Conditions)

Guidelines for Assignments and Examinations

Lyceum is committed to guiding you through the submission of your assignments and ensuring that you are registered for your examinations. 

Please see the following information below, to ensure your process is smooth.

Assessments consist of:

  • One assignment (formative assessment) and
  • A final examination (summative assessment) for each subject.

All assignments for the year must be submitted in order to qualify for the exams.

Please ensure all your assignments are submitted on time.  If you have missed a deadline, you may re-submit at a small cost.

Your final mark for each subject will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignment contributes 20% towards the final mark
  • Examination contributes 80% towards the final mark

If your assignment mark is low:

If you submit an assignment for a specific subject and fail, you do not have to re-submit a further assignment prior to writing the “supplementary” examination.  The assignment mark will automatically be carried over.  However if the assignment mark is low, and you wish to re-do the assignment, you may apply to the examinations section for a copy of the new assignment (at the prescribed fee) and may then re-submit the assignment on or before the new due date.

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