Uniformed Services Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including either Maths or English, or a Level 1 equivalent in this area and GCSE Maths or English at grades 3/D or above.
Start Date: Sept 2018
Length: 1 year
Course Overview

This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal skills such as communication, confidence, resilience, employability and presentation skills.

Areas of study may include investigating employment in the uniformed services, physical fitness, health and safety, and responding to major incidents. You will also develop important team working and problem solving skills.

There will be lots of opportunities for trips, visits, guests speakers currently serving in our uniformed services, mentoring and work experience. This is an exciting programme, designed to help you gain the skills and attributes needed for your next step.

What will I learn?

Units will include:

  • Physical fitness for the uniformed services
  • Develop team working and problem solving skills
  • Health and Safety in the uniformed services
  • Follow uniformed service routine
  • Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services
How will the course be assessed?

The units will be assessed using a variety of different methods including written assignments, PowerPoint presentations, group work, practical activities, competency based assessments and external assessed exams.

 

Enrichment

At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.

 

Materials and other information

There is a uniform which comprises a training top and jacket. Students should also have access to walking boots and waterproof jackets. The College actively promotes careers in the uniformed public services and trips and visits are a mandatory part of this course, as well as a five day residential work experience with the Army.

 

Progression and Careers

 

There will be lots of opportunities for trips, visits, guest speakers currently serving in our uniformed services, mentoring and work experience. This is an exciting programme, designed to help you gain the skills and attributes needed for your next step.

 

After completing this course, you will have developed the necessary skills to progress onto the Level 3 Uniformed Services course or an Apprenticeship.

 

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Apply online or download an application form to become part of Nelson and Colne College.

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