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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 your 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 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above, including 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?

Upon completion of this course, you will have gained the necessary skill set to confidently tackle the recruitment and selection process for the armed forces or uniformed service of your choice.

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.