Level 3 NCFE Diploma Entry to the Uniformed Services
This is an advanced course that will prepare you to enter the uniformed service of your choice.
You'll be taking part in advanced physical training to improve your fitness, as well as developing your leadership skills, taking part in adventurous sports and learning advanced map reading and navigation skills.
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:
- Preparation for entry to the uniformed service of own choice
- Physical fitness: advanced training
- Leadership skills
- Legal implications of physical actions
- Current affairs
- Competitive sports
- Adventurous sports
- Understanding international organisations
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of presentations, practical observations, simulations as well as written work, poster design and discussions. There are no final examinations on this course.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have four GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and maths.
English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), 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?
Upon completion of this course, you'll be better prepared for the training in the armed forces or other uniformed service, as you will have achieved excellent physical fitness and determination.
We will work with you to make sure you're ready to tackle the recruitment and selection process for the uniformed service of your choice.Ref: Clare Webster