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Uniformed Public Services Btec Level 3 90-credit Diploma at Chichester College

Course description

This course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Uniformed Public Services. It covers all the key content to ensure you are fully prepared for joining any of the Uniformed Public Services. There are numerous practical activities, residential trips and guest speakers to keep you actively engaged throughout the year! Assessment is assignment based. When completed both years it is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is accepted by university for entry

Course content

18 modules over 2 years - 9 each year. Including: * Major Incidents * Land based activities * Understanding Discipline * Employment in the Uniformed Services * Physical Preparation for the Uniformed Services * Crime and its effects on Society * Impact of War and Conflict * Command and Control * Practical Team Sports * Outdoor Activities If you are aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme consisting of your main qualification, English and maths, enterprise and enrichment. 

Through lectures, practical classes, group & individual work and self study. There are exciting residential trips and visiting speakers from the uniformed services. There are also development days with the Armed Services and "Look at Life" courses with The Royal Marines. 

Entry requirements

First Year Entry : Minimum entry 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above including English Language. OR Diploma in Public Services Level 2 - Merit Profile + GCSE Grade C+ in English Language. 2nd Year Entry: 90-Credit Public Services Diploma. GCSE Maths and English Language at Grade C or above 


Each module will have a number of assignments, with some including practical tasks.

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

Higher Education Studies, including University. Commission into the Armed Forces. 

Further information

Optional Trips which are non-module based, including Auschwitz, Imperial War Museum, Law Courts Parliament, a Euro-Sport competition in Italy and Germany

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 April 2016
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