Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (double award)

Vocational Level 2

For students who would like an introduction to Uniformed Services and the values and skills which these careers uphold.

This course is for you if...

  • You have aspirations of joining an Emergency Blue Light or Military Service.

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

Other subjects such as Criminology, Law & Legal would be suitable courses alongside this one. This course allows students to take GCSE Maths or English as well if needed.

What will I study?

Units that you may study include:

  • Investigate Employment in the Uniformed Services.
  • Physical Fitness in the Uniformed Services.
  • Team Working and Problem Solving Skills.
  • Health and Safety in the Uniformed Services.
  • Health and Hygiene in the Uniformed Services.
  • Following Uniformed Service Routines.
  • Exploring Equality and Diversity for the Uniformed Services.
  • Carry out Map Reading and Navigation.
  • Undertake of Adventurous Activities.
  • Participation in competitive sports
  • Volunteering

 Students have exclusive access to a wide range of extracurricular activities and enrichment opportunities including:

  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Climbing on our £30,000 indoor climbing wall
  • Camping expeditions in the New Forest, Purbecks or South Wales
  • Participation in civil defence major incident exercises with the emergency services
  • 3500 ft solo and 13,000 ft tandem parachuting

What can I do after this course?

Successful completion with a minimum Distinction grade and GCSE grades 9-4 in English will allow students to progress to a Level 3 programme.


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