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Uniformed Services Level 2


Type: Full Time

Subject: Public (Uniformed Services)

Level: 2

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 2

Who is it for

If you'd like to follow in the footsteps of many of our students and join the Armed Forces, Fire and Rescue, Police or Prison services to name just a few, this course will prepare you for just that. Linking with local uniformed services for experience of service routines and the Armed Forces careers office for development of teamwork, you'll learn the important elements of many roles, one of which could be your future dream job. And as no uniformed services job is without its own challenges, you'll also face yours in a variety of adventure based indoor/outdoor activities.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and maths or a relevant level 1 qualification.

What is covered

Included in the course are visits from external speakers, trips to bases, meeting various public services personnel and expeditions and residential camps. You will study subjects such as: health and hygiene, uniformed service routine, equality and diversity for the uniformed services, as well as map reading and navigation skills and adventurous activities.

How is the course assessed

Assignments, practical demonstrations and tests.

What can this course be combined with

English, Maths, Work Experience and Employability Skills.

What can this course lead to

You can go on to work in the uniformed services, such as the armed forces, fire and
rescue service, PCSO, prison service or further study at a higher level on Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services course (dependant on GCSE English results).

Are there any additional costs

You will be required to purchase the course uniform from Total Clothing (Peterborough) which costs approximately £160, this will need to be worn every day that you are in College. There is also a course cost of £150 which covers the cost of residentials, day trips, visits and other activities associated with the course.

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