Public Services - NCFE Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (1 Year) Level 2

City College Brighton and Hove View more Armed Forces courses
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Public Services - NCFE Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (1 Year) Level 2:

Would you like to learn the skills, discipline and knowledge required to equip you for a career in the police force, fire service, ambulance service, army or navy?

Our exciting, active Public Services department provides you with all the support you need to get qualified and employed, or ready for university. On any level of programme, you can expect to study teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills through your BTEC, DofE and Basic Expedition Leaders Award.

You will gain understanding of citizenship and diversity, politics and discipline, along with knowledge of the wide-ranging career opportunities in the Public Services. Based at our East Campus, you will have immediate access to fantastic sports facilities. You will also enjoy the specialist units such as outdoor and adventure expeditions, fitness training, expedition skills and water-based activities.

Learning will be varied and creative with an emphasis on practical skills, teamwork and fitness. You will visit public service organisations and hear guest speakers talking about their real-life public service experiences. The course also provides outward-bound expeditions and training opportunities with both the Armed Forces and Sussex Police.

Course content:
This is a practical work-related course for people considering a career in the Public
Services e.g. Police, Fire, Ambulance, Prison Service or Armed Forces.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Course Content:

  • Public Service Skills (10 credits)
  • Employment in the Uniformed Public Services (5 credits)
  • Career Planning for the Public Services (5 credits)
  • Improving Health and Fitness for Entry to the Uniformed Public Services (10 credits)
  • Adventurous Activities and Teamwork for the Public Services (10 credits)
  • Sport and Recreation in the Public Services (10 credits)
  • Expedition Skills in Public Services (10 credits)

Additional entry requirements

3 GCSE'S at grade D or above (or equivalent)

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Course reference: B1531 (use this when contacting provider)

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Start Date: No future start dates currently available


Brighton, BN2 5PB


36 Weeks


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

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Not specified

Please check with the college or instructor for the most accurate details on price

More info: Free for students aged 16 to 19 years.

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