Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (QCF)
Health, Public Services and Care
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
This is the perfect course for you if you're interested in pursuing a career in one of the uniformed services. Whether it's the police, prison, fire services or the diverse world of the military. As this course is dedicated to preparing you for the physically demanding careers uniformed services offer, you need to be prepared to undergo intense physical training.
Units you may study include:
Investigating employment in the uniformed services
Physical fitness for the uniformed services
Develop team working and problem solving skills
Health and safety in the uniformed services
Follow uniformed services routine
Health and hygiene in the uniformed services
Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services
Optional units include:
Undertake adventurous activities
How will it be delivered?
100% Assessment - Coursework
Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D or a Level 1 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 a Level 3 Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services. 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 and many other opportunities.