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Entry to the Uniformed Services Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Public (Uniformed Services)


Start Date: 02 September 2019

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

Who is it for

This course is an ideal introduction for learners considering a career in the uniformed services such as Police, Armed Forces, Prison Service, Fire and Rescue or Paramedic.

You will be introduced to the practical skills and knowledge needed to enter in public services, such as fi tness, team working, map–reading and participation in adventurous outdoor activities.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

You will need Level 1 or GSCE grade F/1 in English or maths, an interest in
the subject area and a willingness to work hard. If you are an ESOL learner
you must have completed and passed Entry 3 ESOL.

What is covered

Topics covered on the course include:
• Investigate employment opportunities in the uniformed services
• Well–being and physical fi tness for the uniformed services
• Team working skills in the uniformed services
• Developing self–discipline for the uniformed services
• Health and safety in the uniformed services
• Carry out map reading and navigation
• Participate in adventurous activities

How is the course assessed

The course is assessed through written assignments and practical activities.

What can this course be combined with

English, Maths, Work Experience and Employability Skills.

What can this course lead to

This course is a fantastic introduction to careers in the public/uniformed services.
On successful completion of this course and the achievement of Functional Skills
English and maths you can progress on to the Entry to Uniformed Services Level
2 course.

Are there any additional costs

You will need warm, waterproof clothes and tough boots for land navigation.
There may also be costs for uniform and residential visits (both locally and nationally), approximately £250.

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