5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification (with distinction) including English and maths. If necessary references may be taken up.
This course is for anyone wishing to gain employment in the Uniformed Public Services, e.g. Border Force, Police, Fire & Rescue, Ambulance, Prison & Probation, Security Industry, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence, National Crime Agency.
The course looks at the emergency and armed services in their role to protect society and defend UK interests abroad.
Yr 1 course = 90 credits Yr 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)
Course units include:
Optional units include:
Outdoor activities and fitness will form an important part of the programme.
Transferable Skills Students will be challenged on their team work, leadership, communication skills ability to problem solve, while developing knowledge for the Uniformed Public Services.
Lectures, career visits, workshops, group activities, practical sessions and a range of outdoor experiences.
Assignments throughout the course include reports, projects, presentations, practical scenarios, oral work and time constrained assignments along with a range of outdoor activities.
Progression from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Public Services. On completion students can then go onto higher education including university studies in Emergency Planning and Management, Terrorism Studies, Criminal Psychology, Fire Scene Investigation.
Students should look to gain employment with Emergency and Armed Forces e.g. Border Force, Police, Fire & Rescue, Ambulance, Prison & Probation, Security Industry, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence, National Crime Agency.
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