Uniformed Public Services

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Qualification type: Subsidiary Diploma
Level: Level 3
Awarding body Pearson
Academic year: 2018/2019
Start date September 2018
Duration 1 year
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Full time

Course overview

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed services, for example, Police, Fire Service, Prison Service and the Armed Services. You will find out what people in different services do in their job roles, how they work and how they interact with each other. You will develop skills and qualities that potential uniformed service employers would be looking for. You will have the opportunity to visit a variety of uniformed service establishments throughout the course, and this could include residential visits. Display and recruiting teams from the uniformed public service will visit you at the college to talk about different aspects of working within their specific service environments.

You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.

After successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the full diploma in Uniformed Public Services which could earn you UCAS points for university.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s with 4 points or C grade and above, including 4 points or C grade in English and maths, or the Level 2 Diploma in Public Services at merit grade or above.

You will be required to attend an interview at college for all courses and Apprenticeships and we will request a school or college report.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

What next
  • Army
  • Royal Navy
  • Royal Marines
  • Royal Air Force
  • Police
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Ambulance Service
  • HM Customs and Excise
  • Or progression to university
Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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