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Uniformed Public Services Level 3 90 Credits and Extended Diploma at Darlington College

Course description

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed services, for example, Police, Fire Service, Prison Service and the Armed Services. You will find out what people in different services do in their job roles, how they work and how they interact with each other. You will develop skills and qualities that potential uniformed service employers would be looking for. You will have the opportunity to visit a variety of uniformed service establishments throughout the course, this could include residential visits. Display and recruiting teams from the uniformed public service will visit you at the college to talk about different aspects of working within their specific service environments

If you have not achieved a C grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme.  You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at grade A*-C including English and Maths, or the level 2 Diploma in Public Services at merit or above.

You will be required to attend an interview at college for all courses and Apprenticeships and we will request a school or college report

Future opportunities

  • Army
  • Royal Navy
  • Royal Marines
  • Royal Air Force
  • Police
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Ambulance Service
  • HM Customs and Excise
  • Or progression to University

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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