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 Service e.g. Police, Fire, Ambulance Service, the Armed Forces, Prison Services, 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 four-unit course which covers the units in behaviour and discipline, teamwork and leadership, outdoor activities, and expeditions.
How will I be assessed?
There are exams to pass in government policies and behaviour and discipline. In addition, you will compile a portfolio of your assessments. There will be one written assignment per unit and other assessments such as observations, placement reports, photographic or video evidence, diary entries, and group work. Grading is completed as Pass, Merit, or Distinction.
Are there any special expenses?
Some activities with armed services are subsidised but there will be additional costs for some activities. You will need good, supportive trainers for practical activities. You will also need football boots for the 3G pitch.
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 2023-24 academic year, please complete the online application form.