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Entry into The Uniformed Services - NCFE L3 Diploma & L2 BTEC at Chichester College

Course description

To provide an opportunity for students to: Devlop personal communication and leadership skills through involvment in the Sussex Army Cadet Force and Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. A practical, portfolio based course with the opportunity to attend 3 extremely relevant and enjoyable residential weeks away in an Army Camp, Outdoor Activity environment and ship borne and Naval Base environment. * gain insight into employment in the uniformed service

Course content

Six mandatory units: * Prepare for entry to uniformed service * Develop physical fitness * Leadership skills * Legal implications of physical actions * Current Affairs Two optional units: * Planning adventurous activities * Participate in service routine If you are aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme consisting of your main qualification, English and maths, enterprise and enrichment.

Practical classes Group & individual work Lectures Project work Self Study Study Trips 

Entry requirements

Appropriate Level 2 qualification or equivalent - Merit or above or for school leavers, three GCSEs grades A - C An interest in physical fitness and sport and Uniformed Services. As participation in Army Cadets is a pre-requisite of this course, learners are required to be under 19 years of age. 


Coursework, projects, essays, practical tasks and reports. Observation and witness statements

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services Entry into a uniformed service via application route or employment

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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    • Chichester is our main campus; right in the heart of the city, with lovely views of the Cathedral, across beautiful areas of parkland. Although relatively small, Chichester still has all the entertainment facilities you’d expect from much larger cities, such as cinemas, a leisure/sports centre, swimming pool, golf courses, a bowling alley, sports clubs, galle