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Entry to Uniformed Services L1 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

If you are looking for a career within the Uniformed Public Services area such as the Armed Forces or the Emergency Services then here is the place to start. This course is designed to help you develop the skills needed for today’s workforce within the Public Services. This course can help you grow in confidence and become self disciplined, learn how to solve problems, meet deadlines, keep fit and work as part of a team.

Course content

This full time course is taught over 3 days a week for 1 year and includes Maths, English tutorials and Work Experience. You will study a range of subjects relating to the Uniformed Public Services: – Public Service Skills – Exploring careers in uniformed and non-uniformed Public Services – Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed services – Sport and recreation in the Public Services – Navigation Skills. You will also get involved in practical sessions relating to exercise and fitness and outdoor activities. You will also be given the opportunity to experience various work related vocations via guest speakers and a work placement as well as improving and developing enterprise within the section.

Future opportunities

If you gain suitable grades you may progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Public Services. Alternatively you may progress on to an Apprenticeship at College or into employment in one of the Armed or Emergency Services.

Further information

Students will be required to purchase a uniform pack consisting of jacket, t-shirts, combat trousers, boots and sports kit. There will be a cost implication for the uniform and educational trips, this will be subsidised by the College. The exact cost will be given prior to enrolment after offer of place has been confirmed (concessions may apply for students based on their personal circumstances).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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