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Uniformed Services Level 3


Type: Full Time

Subject: Public (Uniformed Services)

Level: 3

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

2 Years


Level 3

Who is it for

Combining visits from guest speakers and various uniformed services personnel, this Level 3 course will definitely prepare you for life in any of the uniformed services. If you want to learn the skills needed to reach your career goals, at the same time as challenging yourself with residential camps and expeditions such as the Three Peaks Challenge, then this is the course to join!

Interview Skills Assessment

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

What will I need

5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including English and maths, or a Merit in Uniformed
Services Diploma Level 2 plus GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C.

What is covered

You will study subjects such as:
• The influence of UK government, international organisations and the media on the uniformed services
• UK legal systems and uniformed services
• Skills for land–based outdoor and adventurous activities
• Mental and physical Wellbeing
• ICT in the uniformed Services
• Values and standards
• Develop leadership skills
• Equality, diversity and inclusion
• Understanding discipline in the uniformed services

Extended Diploma
• Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services
• Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
• Prepare for a career in a chosen uniformed service
• Carry out map reading and navigation across open country
• Collaboration between uniformed services
• Understand the impact of war and conflict on uniformed services
• Skills for land–based outdoor and adventurous activities
• Mental and physical wellbeing
• Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services
• ICT in the uniformed services
• Values and standards
• Security procedures in the uniformed services

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

On the successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed
Services in Year 1, you may apply to return to complete the Level 3 Extended Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services in Year 2. You can go on to work in the uniformed services, such as the armed forces, fire and rescue service, police, prison service or further study at a higher level.

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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