NCFE Level 1 Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services

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Course Specifics

Category:
Public Services
Level:
Level 1
Audience:
16-18 School Leavers
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 year
Interview Required:
Yes
Starts:
Continuous
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
1087.0
Funding Assisted:
Yes dependant on your circumstances
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Course overview

Modules on this course include:

  • Well-being and Physical Fitness
  • Teamwork
  • Developing Self Discipline
  • Mapreading
  • Participate in Adventurous Activities

Who is this course for?

This is a course for people who are interested in one of the Public Service careers. The course particularly focuses on getting you physically and mentally prepared for entry into the Police, Fire Service, Ambulance, but especially the Armed Forces. The course will suit anyone of a practical nature who wants a vocational alternative to GCSE resits or GNVQ Foundation/Intermediate and who is interested in public services, fitness and practical skills.

What other experience will I gain?

On this course you'll have the opportunity to go on an educational residential that resembles life in a Uniformed Service. You'll also experience careers talks, get access to visiting speakers from industry to update your knowledge and there will be opportunities to volunteer with the Uniformed Services to develop the skills needed for employment.

Where will this lead?

Natural progression is to the Level 2 Diploma for entry to the Uniformed Services.

What are my career options?

What Ofsted say

...enthusiastic teachers use their skills and expertise to plan exciting and challenging activities that stimulate learning and meet individual needs. (Ofsted 2013)

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