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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above including English and maths or a relevant Level 1 course including English and maths.

You will also need to provide a good school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This course is for anyone wishing to gain employment in the Uniformed Public Services, e.g. Police, Fire, Ambulance, Prison Service, Private Security Services, Armed Forces, Revenue and Customs.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Public Service Skills
  • Employment in the uniformed public services
  • Career planning for the public services
  • Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed public services
  • Sport and recreation in the Public Services
  • Expedition skills in public services
  • Land navigation by map and compass

Outdoor activities will form an important part of the course.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work and practical sessions.

How is the course assessed

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

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma/Extended Diploma in Public

Services (Uniformed).

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment in The Police or Armed Forces, as a firefighter, paramedic or in a range of sport, leisure and business organisations.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

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 Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

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