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Level 2 NCFE Diploma Entry to the Uniformed Services

If you're planning a career in the armed forces or other uniformed service, you'll be studying topics that will prepare you for your future career.

This includes developing your teamworking and problem solving skills, improving your fitness and carrying out map reading and navigation.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Investigating employment in the uniformed services
  • Exploring aspects of physical fitness
  • Developing team working and problem solving skills
  • Showing and understanding of health, safety and hygiene
  • Service routine
  • Following uniformed services routine

In addition to the above, you will also choose two optional units from the following:

  • Participating in competitive sports
  • Participating in adventurous activities
  • Exploring aspects of telecommunications
  • Assisting in motor vehicle maintenance
  • Exploringing equality and diversity
  • Workinging as a volunteer within a chosen organisation

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of assignments, projects, case studies, practical exercises and tests.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. As part of your study programme, you will work towards achieving your qualifications in English and maths.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be better prepared to tackle the training in the armed forces or other uniformed service, as you will have achieved excellent physical fitness and determination.

You will also have the opportunity to further your skills and knowledge with the level 3 NCFE.

Ref: Clare Webster

Why study Public and Uniformed Services with us?

Employer Links

Strong employer links with uniformed and non-uniformed services.

Leading Recruiter

Leading North West recruiter for the RAF (Platinum Partnership Award).

Support and Preparation

Support and preparation for your next stage interview and fitness tests.

Guest Speakers

Special guest speakers such as the Royal Marines, Fire Service and Police Officers.

Develop Your Skills

Develop your teamworking, navigation and communications skills.

Improve Your Fitness

Build your strength, endurance and fitness levels in our gym, exercise studio and sports hall.