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Uniform Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Brooklands College

Course description

This course will follow on from the Subsidiary Diploma giving learners an in-sight into varied aspects of the Emergency Services and the Armed Forces helping with further development of essential skills needed in these environments.

Who is the course suitable for?
Those looking to progress to a career within the Uniformed Public Services or might be considering going onto higher education at the end of 2 years.  Students must be willing to take part in community fundraising work and willing to participate in physical activity, as this is a requirement to achieve certain components of the course.

Course content

Units include:

• Police Powers
• Employment in the Public Services
• Human Rights
• War & Conflict
• Fitness Testing
• Land Navigation by Maps & Compass
• Volunteering
• Custodial Care
• Crime & its Effects on Society and Individuals
• Current and Media Affairs in Public Services
• Communications & Technology in Public Services

Additional qualifications gained

NUCO First Aid at Work

Entry requirements

A Merit at Level 3 Subsidiary including GCSE English Language and Maths at C or above.


100% coursework

Financial information

There is an initial contribution to be paid at the start of the course for uniform and induction.  You would also be expected to make a contribution if you intended to take part in other trip opportunities like Boot Camp and expeditions.  More details on costs will be provided during the application stages. 

Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

Future opportunities

You can consider a career in the Uniformed Public Service sectors or managerial work. Alternatively, you can progress to the Higher National Diploma in Public Services (or another HND or degree course) subject to receiving a Merit or you can go onto University.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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