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Level 1

Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services Level 1

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification is designed to prepare you to be a ‘potential recruit’; in any of the Uniformed Services.

It will prepare you to make a recruitment application.

It can also act as a ‘stepping stone’; to a level 2 course.

You will benefit from the expertise of teachers who also have backgrounds in the Armed Forces and other Public Services.

They will give you an insight into careers including -;

The British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, the Police, Fire Service, Ambulance Service, Border Force, Immigration Services, Civil Services.

We have strong links with the Armed Forces and Emergency Services, and this will enable you to take part in relevant visits and activities during your course.

Fitness is also a major part of our Uniformed Services Courses, preparing you for the Armed Forces or Emergency Services selection tests you may eventually have to undertake.

You will need a good standard of English to communicate with members of the public and to write-up notes and reports. You will participate in Role plays and leadership roles within a team. You will learn personal skills which are used in the Uniformed Services.

Maths skills will be needed for map and compass work and for planning team requirements.

Examples of units covered include -;

  • Investigate employment in the uniformed services
  • Team working skills in the uniformed services
  • Physical fitness for the Uniformed Services
  • Partake in an adventurous activity
  • Carry out map reading and navigation

FURTHER INFORMATION

You will need a minimum of: GCSE English and Maths at grade 1 or above and two other GCSEs at grade 1 or above

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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