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Level 2 Preparing for Entry into Uniformed Public Services

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Duration: 9 Months Dates: 11/09/2017 - 22/06/2018 Full-Time: MON-FRI, 9:00 - 17:00 Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 £2000.00
24+ £4000.00
Overseas £4000.00
Location: Bletchley Campus

What does this course cover?

Topics to include:

  • Investigating employment in the uniformed service
  • Exploring aspects of physical fitness
  • Team working and problem solving skills
  • Map reading and navigation
  • Uniformed services routines
  • Exploring equality and diversity
  • Volunteer work within a chosen organisation
  • Participation in competitive sports
  • Undertaking adventurous activities.

In addition you will study Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications which are designed to provide the necessary levels of English and maths skills needed to ‘function’ in today’s society and workplace. They are a key component of all College programmes.

 

Who is this course for?

Do you want a career which involves helping others and your community? Have you got a keen interest in all areas of the Public Services sector? Perhaps you have already been studying with us on a Level 1 programme? Then this programme is for you.

This programme will help you progress onto our Level 3 Public Services programmes and give you an introduction to working with the following areas:

  • The Army
  • Royal Marines
  • The Police Services
  • Royal Navy
  • The Fire & Rescue Emergency Services
  • The Ambulance Services
  • Royal Air Force
  • The Prison Service

 

What can I do after this course?

Upon successful completion and a positive reference from your personal tutor you may be able to progress onto a Level 3 Public Services programme.

Entry requirements

You must have a minimum of 5 GCSE's at grade A*(9)-D(3) including English and Maths.

Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

You should be prepared to study for around 25 hours per week. Approximately 16 hours will be taught sessions at college, the rest will be homework and assessments.

You can expect to be in college 4-5 days per week and classes will normally run between 9am and 6pm.

Do I need to purchase anything?

You are required to wear a College polo shirt with black or navy blue combat trousers. Information on where to buy college polo shirts will be in your induction pack.

You will also need to contribute a small amount to the cost of trips and visits.

How will I be assessed?

You are continually assessed throughout the course through set project work and practical assessment. You will also up-skill in English and maths and will complete various assessments and/or an end of unit exam.

How will my progress be monitored?

Your progress is monitored through regular tutorials and monitoring of assessment work. You will have a personal tutor who will support you with your studies.

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