NCFE Level 2 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services

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NCFE Level 2 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services:

A course for school leavers who want to work in the Uniformed Public Services.
You will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to improve your chances of selection and career progression within the armed forces, emergency services (police, fire, ambulance), security and prison services.

The course aims to:

Provide an opportunity for learners with an interest in the Uniformed Services to gain an insight into this area of study and employment.
Provide informed and prepared potential recruits for a variety of Uniformed Services.
Develop learner’s skills and qualities in preparation for all areas of employment.
Provide a basis for further study and motivation towards career development.

Course content:

Some of the units you will study on the course will be:

Investigate employment in the uniformed services
Physical fitness for the uniformed services
Develop team working and problem solving skills
Health and Safety in the uniformed services
Follow uniformed service routine
Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services
Carry out map reading and navigation
Undertake adventurous activities

You will also study Functional Skills/GCSE maths & English for those who do not have a grade C/4 in both these subjects - this is mandatory.


With further training or study, students go into a wide range of public sector occupations such as the emergency services, armed forces, security, prison service, H.M. Customs & Excise.
Students can also progress onto the 1/2 year Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Uniformed Services.

Additional entry requirements

Students need to have minimum of three GCSEs at grade D/3 (English essential) or you will have successfully completed a Level 1 programme and achieved Level 1 in Functional Skills English. You may also be asked to demonstrate your commitment and skills in an interview. A positive reference from school, an employer or a tutor (if progressing) with punctuality and attendance is also required for this course.

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Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course info
Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019


Sutton, SM5 2EJ


36 weeks


Full time


First Certificate/Diploma


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

More info: Free for students aged 16-19. For 19+ price may vary depend on individual circumstances.

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