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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs grade 2 (grade E) or above including English. You will have a College interview and if necessary references may be taken up.

Who is the course for

This course is for anyone wishing to gain employment in the Uniformed Public Services, e.g. Police, Fire & Rescue, Ambulance, Prison & Probation, Security Industry, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence, National Crime Agency.

Course Content

The course looks at the emergency and armed services in their role to protect society and defend UK interests abroad. Course units include:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • Taking part in fitness testing
  • Carrying out security searches
  • Contributing to your community
  • Responding to an incident
  • Planning and navigating a route
  • Taking part in sporting and adventurous activities.

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 and the ability to problem solve, while developing knowledge for the Uniformed Public Services.

Study Methods

Lectures, career visits, workshops, group activities, practical sessions and a range of outdoor experiences.

How is the course assessed

Assignments throughout the course include reports, projects, presentations, practical scenarios, oral work and time constrained assignments along with a range of outdoor activities.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 in Public Services.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students should look to gain employment in the Police or Armed Forces, as a firefighter, paramedic or in a range of sport, leisure and business organisations.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

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In Uniformed Public Services, discipline and teamwork are the main values. The tutors maintain these values throughout the course and through various adventurous activities such as expeditions, which are amazing, and fitness competitions. I’ve learned social and life skills that will help in the future. The facilities such as the gym and sports equipment are very good and the tutors really know what they are talking about. Whatever you are looking to do, Uxbridge College has all the appropriate facilities and support you need.

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I chose Uxbridge College because it is the No1 college in London. I completed my Extended Diploma in Public Services and am now studying in Portsmouth University, pursuing a BA (Hons) in International Relations. Uxbridge College has the right facilities for the course and also has quiet and common areas for students to relax. The aspects I liked best were the teachers and the trips we went on as part of the course. I would say, definitely visit Uxbridge College and see how good they are.