At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including English or Maths.
Why Should You Take This Course?
This advanced level programme has been specifically designed as interactive preparation for those interested in pursuing a career within a Public or Emergency Services e.g. Police, Fire, Ambulance Service, the Armed Forces, Prison Service and HM Revenue and Customs.
The Uniformed Services course is intended to prepare students for entry into the Public Services or Higher Education and enhance career prospects within the Public Services. This is a six-unit course which covers the core units Government Policies, Team Leadership, Citizenship and three specialist units.
How will I be assessed?
There are no exams to pass. You will compile a portfolio of your assessments. There will be one written assignment per unit and other assessments will take the form of tutor observations, placement reports, photographic or video evidence, diary entries and group work. Grading is completed as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.
Are there any special expenses?
A uniform is needed which students will be expected to wear to all lessons.
What could I do next?
Diplomas are valued by employers and Higher Education providers. For the uniformed services you could go into a career such as the Police, Fire and Rescue Service, the Armed Forces, Security or HM Customs and Excise.
Equivalent to 1 A Level
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.