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Qualification name Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation NCFE
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 3rd September 2024
Cost description Based on you circumstances you may be eligable for funding along with further support please contact us for information
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The Protective Services course aims to provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge that will enable you to develop a career in a uniformed service such as the fire service, police, prison service or armed forces. The Level 3 Protective Service Study Programme allows you study and apply for the public service of your choice or relevant university course, with a good grounding in the theory and practical skills that you need to know and the fitness and discipline that you are required to have. You can take part in interactive uniformed protective service activities and meet members from a range of services and take part in relevant workshops. The Programme also helps you develop relevant employability skills. This course leads directly onto a Foundation Degree or university course in protective services. You could also study other relevant subjects including psychology or sociology, or apply for a role in the uniformed protective services - paramedic, prison service, police, armed forces and fire service.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

4 x GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including Maths and English In addition: A satisfactory level of physical fitness relevant to entry into a uniformed service

View the key features of this course.

Are you determined, self-disciplined, hard working, focused, motivated and ready for a challenge? Working to provide the public with support is an admirable career choice and the L3 Protective Services course is designed to prepare you for a career one of the emergency services or armed forces.

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Phone 0300 330 2010
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