Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services at Newton Rigg College
This is a two year preparation course for those with an
interest in joining one of the uniformed public services and
equates to 3 A levels. You will take part in practical
assignments which will develop your leadership skills,
personal discipline and teamwork alongside developing your
theoretical knowledge in the classroom. You will study a mix
of core and specialist units each year the specialist units
focus on areas relating to human rights, criminal justice
system and outdoor activities.
Fitness and teamwork are essential for employment in the
services and you will be expected to reach the standard for
entry into the public services during the course.
The tutors have experience of work within public services
including police, army, airforce and navy. This will give you a
real insight into these areas of work which help you to
become more employable. You will also have the opportunity
to attend several residential courses where you will gain an
insight into public service life.
• Citizenship and Diversity
• Command and Control
• Communication and Technology
• Crime and its Effects on Society
• Employment and Careers in the Uniformed Services
• Fitness Testing and Training
• Government and Policies
• Practical Individual and Team Sports
• International organisations
• Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
• Physical Preparation for the Services
• Responding to Emergency Incidents
• Skills for Land-based Activities
Normally four GCSEs at grade C or above (which should include English, Maths and Science as applicable to the individual course), or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at a suitable grade.
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You could progress on to a degree course in a
This course will benefit individuals wishing to
pursue a career with the Police, Fire or Ambulance Services,
Armed Forces, Prison and Security Services.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newton Rigg College directly.