What do I need to join?

5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including Maths and English OR a Level 2 related qualification PLUS grade C/4 or higher in BOTH Maths and English.

You will also need enthusiasm for the subject/area, evidence of good skills in practical subjects, enjoying working with people, commitment to study, a proven interest in Public Services and good interpersonal skills

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

This course will prepare students for a variety of uniformed services by developing personal skills and qualities needed for a career in the sector, including leadership skills, self-defence techniques, drill movements and duties procedures and acceptable behaviour for the uniformed services.

Students will be involved in physical fitness classes in which they will assess and develop personal fitness linked to the physical entry tests for the different uniformed services. Planning and leading adventurous activities and map reading skills will also be an important part of the course, as well as an understanding of planning for emergency situations and the need for disciplines whilst in the services.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for school leavers who would like a career in the Uniformed Services, such as the Army, Army Reserves, RAF, Navy, Police or Fire Service or who are progressing from Level 2 Entry to the Uniformed Services
This course will suit active students who want to develop their education further prior to entering the uniformed services or continue their studies to a higher level by exploring the needs of the uniformed services and furthering their knowledge and understanding of the different employment opportunities available.

Contact Details

Nicola Conway or Barry Robson 01524 66215 Extension 250/333

For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306

Course Information Sheet

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