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Uniformed Services (Intermediate) - Level 2 at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you are interested in working in any of the uniformed services, e.g. ambulance, fire, police, armed services, this course is for you.Units may include:- Employment Opportunities,- Physical Fitness- Teamwork and Problem Solving,- Health, Safety and Hygiene- Map Reading and Navigation- Competitive Sports and Adventurous Activities.Physical Training is a mandatory part of the course and is designed to help students increase their levels of fitness in order to ensure they have the ability to successfully pass Uniformed Service entry tests. Physical training includes running, circuit training and fitness training in a weights room. There will also be many opportunities to participate in outdoor activities.Other opportunities Inter-group competitions, Police Riot Training and Visiting Service speakers/visits to Service establishments. All students will be given the opportunity to spend time away for the Forces looking at various trades within them. A week's adventure training is held each year in places such as Wales. Students are encouraged to attend.Visits to Service Establishments Local Fire, Police, Ambulance Stations, Police Firearms, Wymondham Police HQ, Colchester Garrison (Army), Wayland Prison, RAF Marham, Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, HMS Bristol, Portsmouth and Belfast.Overnight Exercises involving all students take part periodically at, for example, RAF West Raynham, Thetford Forest, Thorpe Woodland and local areas.The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a mandatory component of your studies if this has not already been completed.

Entry requirements

You will need 1 or more GCSEs at grade 4 or higher in an academic subject, or a relevant level 1 qualification, with good attendance and progress reviews.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


To qualify for the NCFE Awards candidates are required to compile a portfolio of evidence for all unit work. This evidence is assessed periodically and assessment decisions are verified, both internally and externally, at least twice during the academic year.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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: 02 August 2018
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