Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services


1. Course details

Qualification name Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation NCFE
Course webpage https://www.eastnorfolk.ac.uk/Courses/Subject/UniformedServices(Double)/Level/NCFELevel3
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2021
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

This two-year Level 3 course is focused on employment in the Uniformed Public Services including the Police, Fire, Ambulance, Prison Service and Armed Forces. The course will seek to develop you academically and personally.

3. Entry requirements

Grade C in at least four GCSEs or equivalent. Preferred grade four or above in English, Maths and Science but these are not essential. You will be expected to have a can do attitude and there is an emphasis on practical and teamwork activities.

4. What you'll learn

Year 1 units include: Prepare for a career in a chose uniformed service Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry into the informed services, Develop leadership skills, Equality, diversity and inclusion. Year 2 units include: Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services, Understand the impact of way and conflict on uniformed services, Skills for water based outdoor and adventurous exercise and Understanding discipline in the uniformed services

5. How you'll learn

Not only will you gain a Level 3 qualification you will gain important employability skills, including teamwork, leadership, determination, life skills, confidence and integrity.

6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

Assignments. Practical assessments, including witness testimonies, presentations and observation records.

8. Next steps

You will have the necessary skills to apply for any of the public services: armed, emergency or one of the many other uniformed public services. The skills and knowledge developed throughout the year are transferable and can assist in gain employment with most employers. Alternatively, it provides the equivalent of 2 A-levels, which combined with other subjects, allows progression on to degree level courses at university many of which are based around the Public Services.

9. Venue

Name East Norfolk Sixth Form College
Address Church Lane
Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 7BQ
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Email admissions@eastnorfolk.ac.uk
Phone 01493 662234
Website http://www.eastnorfolk.ac.uk

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