Uniformed Services Level 3
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including either Maths or English, or a Level 2 equivalent in this area and GCSE Maths or English at grade 4/C or above.
Start Date: Sept 2018
Length: 2 years
Course Overview

On this course you will prepare for a career in your chosen uniformed service and develop vital skills, including leadership and emergency planning and response. In a typical week you will be involved in outdoor activities such as hillwalking or kayaking.

You will improve your health and fitness through personalised training programmes, as well as gain an understanding of the important role our uniformed services play in the UK.

You will improve your health and fitness through personalised training programmes, as well as gain an understanding of the important role our uniformed services play in the UK.

You will take part in visits to the different services and gain knowledge to help you in your chosen path. You will have the opportunity to take part in work placements, trips, visits, from guest speakers currently serving in our uniformed services and more. In your final year you will have the chance to attend a glittering Mess Dinner.

What will I learn?

Units will include:

  • Preparing for a career in a chosen uniformed service
  • Developing aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services
  • Collaboration between 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 of 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 5 day residential work experience with the Army.

Progression and Careers

Completion of this course can lead to higher levels of study at NCC through our HNC/D programmes, Apprenticeships, university or employment in the sector.

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