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Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (540) (OG)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00124
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3

Overview

Worth three A Levels, this is the perfect course for you if you're interested in pursuing a higher career in one of the uniformed services or planning to study uniformed services at degree level. You'll broaden your knowledge of employment in the uniformed services and the many opportunities available, this will include career planning within the industry as well. This course carries up to 168 UCAS points. You need to be prepared to undergo intense physical training in preparation for a career in uniformed services.

Details

Units you may study include: Year one: Preparing for a career in a chosen uniformed service Developing aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services Developing leadership skills Equality, diversity and inclusion Carrying out map reading and navigation across open country Outdoor and adventurous expeditions Telecommunications in the uniformed services Mental and physical wellbeing Conflict management Year two: Skills for land-based outdoor, water-based outdoor and adventurous activities Volunteering in the uniformed services Crime scene investigation Hierarchy of the services Understanding discipline in the uniformed services Security procedures in the uniformed services Collaboration between uniformed services Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

100% Assessment - Coursework

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress on to study uniformed services or a related field at university. Alternatively, you could go straight into employment including an apprenticeship. Studying unformed services could lead to a career in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force, Fire Service, Police and Prison Service plus many other opportunities.

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