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Uniformed Services (BTEC Extended Diploma) at Barking and Dagenham College

Course description

This course will take you on a personal journey, but you will also have fun along the way. As one of our learners said: "I now feel that I can achieve anything that is put in front of me. I am more confident, assertive and healthy." We expect high standards from each and every learner. Our aim is for you to emerge from the course as a highly competent and respectful person. We will teach you everything you need to learn, both professionally and academically. You will cover a range of interesting, and thought provoking subjects, such as - citizenship - health and fitness - the laws that govern society, how they are made and whether they are broken - team leading and team building - land navigation As well as understanding the important of fitness, we also prepare you physically. This includes fitness testing, running, getting drilled by the Marines. And, as part of the team building excercise, you will have a week away for various activities such as a 10km hike, camping, kayaking, climbing and abseiling. It's not for the faint hearted! As we are preparing you to work in public service you will be required to wear a uniform.

Course content

This course will take you on a personal journey, but you will also have fun along the way. As one of our learners said: "I now feel that I can achieve anything that is put in front of me. I am more confident, assertive and healthy." We expect high standards from each and every learner. Our aim is for you to emerge from the course as a highly competent and respectful person. We will teach you everything you need to learn, both professionally and academically. You will cover a range of interesting, and thought provoking subjects, such as - citizenship - health and fitness - the laws that govern society, how they are made and whether they are broken - team leading and team building - land navigation As well as understanding the important of fitness, we also prepare you physically. This includes fitness testing, running, getting drilled by the Marines. And, as part of the team building excercise, you will have a week away for various activities such as a 10km hike, camping, kayaking, climbing and abseiling. It's not for the faint hearted! As we are preparing you to work in public service you will be required to wear a uniform.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barking and Dagenham College directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2016
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  • Start date: Next September

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