NCFE Uniformed Services (double award)

Vocational Level 3

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This course explores various aspects of the Uniformed Services, challenging your physical and mental ability. You will take part in leadership and teamwork activities and may represent Itchen in a wide variety of competitions both locally and nationally.

This course is for you if...

  • you have aspirations of going on to higher education.
  • you have aspirations of joining an Emergency Blue Light or Military service.

Our extensive links with Hampshire Constabulary, Hampshire Fire and Rescue, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, South Central Ambulance Service, Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Prison Service are exceptional.

What topics will I study? 

Compulsory units include:

  • Preparing for a Career in a Chosen Uniformed Service
  • Developing Aspects of Physical Fitness for Entry to the Uniformed Services 
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Some specialist units that you may study could include:

  • Uniformed Services Hierarchy and Routine
  • Values and Standards
  • Mental and Physical Wellbeing
  • Carry out Map Reading and Navigation across Open Country
  • Telecommunications in the Uniformed Services 
  • Understand Conflict Management and Personal Protection
  • The Influence of UK Government, International Organisations and Media on the Uniformed Services
  • Collaboration between Uniformed Services
  • Understand the Impact of War and Conflict on Uniformed Services
  • Sports Coaching
  • Skills for Land-Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
  • Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Services
  • UK Legal Systems and Uniformed Services
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • ICT in the Uniformed Services
  • Volunteering in the Uniformed Services
  • Human Resources in the Uniformed Services
  • Security Procedures in the Uniformed Services

Students within the Uniformed Services Academy have exclusive access to a wide range of extracurricular activities and enrichment opportunities.

What can I do after this course?

You will be able to extend your knowledge and study at university or gain employment in a Uniformed Service. You will be able to move onto higher education or gain employment in a uniformed protective service.


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