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Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services at Sheppey College Not

Course description

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in uniformed public service such as the armed forces, fire service, police, paramedic, prison service or coastguard, an apprenticeship or progression to level 3. This course will give you an insight into all the uniformed public service and the diverse roles and tasks that they may undertake.

Course content

Effective communication skills, qualities of an instructor and interpersonal communication skills, the importance of health and fitness, sports and recreation activities and team work.

Entry requirements

At least 4 GCSEs at grade D, (preferably including) or equivalent or progression from a level 1 Public Service or Business related qualification. Subject to interview.


A portfolio of written assignments practical role plays/observations and internal/external assessments.

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Enrichment opportunities will include visits, activities and speakers such as:Participation in a reality event, Visit to the Houses of Parliament, Overnight camping trips, Visit to the Fire Station, Visit to the Ambulance Station, Visit to the Police Station, Support with a local charity project, Campus Open Day event and Guest speakers from uniformed services.

Future opportunities

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or the Extended Diploma in Public Service Level 3.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 October 2016
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      Canterbury College Sheppey Campus is located within easy walking distance from the train and bus stations. It can be found opposite Tesco and McDonalds. The salon entrance is opposite The Foyer.

      Travelling by Train

      Travel by train to Sheerness on Sea from the Sittingbourne main line station. For more information using the train services, visit the South Eastern website. The train station is a 2 minute walk away from the College.

      Travelling by Bus

      The College is beside the Tesco bus stop. For information regarding bus times and routes visit

      Travelling by Car

      At Sheerness Docks roundabout, bear right and follow road over bridge, College in front of you. At next roundabout, keep in left-hand lane (Superstore) and at mini roundabout, bear right (bus stop on your left, McDonalds facing you). Turn right, College entrance and parking on your right, in front of public car park) For Sat Nav, please input ME12 1HL.