Entry to the Uniformed Services NCFE Diploma Level 2

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Ready to take the next step towards working in public services? This course will help you explore the wide range of career opportunities available to you.

Course Information

This NCFE Diploma Level 2 course will help you deepen your knowledge of public service and learn how to understand, combat, and prevent the devastating impact of crime. You will meet Uniformed Service professionals to find out first-hand what it is truly like to be a first responder supporting the communities that we live in. You will also take part in outdoor adventure and team-building activities. This course offers you the opportunity to upskill in English and Maths and understand how they will support your work in the uniformed services.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career this course is for you. This course prepares learners for the step up to the Level 3 Diploma so that you can progress to university, a police apprenticeship or a higher-level apprenticeship. All learners will also study GCSE English and/or Maths as part of your studies.

Units / Modules

  • Investigating Employment in the Uniformed Services
  • Physical Fitness for the Uniformed Services
  • Developing Team-Working and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Health and Hygiene in the Uniformed Services
  • Uniformed Service Routines
  • Exploring Equality and Diversity for the Uniformed Services
  • Map Reading and Navigation
  • Exploring the Use of Telecommunication in the Uniformed Services

Benefits / Skills

  • Explore a range of leadership styles used in a range of public services
  • Participate in public service fitness tests
  • Immerse yourself in emergency situations such as riots and outdoor pursuits
  • Create a career pathway plan with the support of our industry links in the emergency and armed services

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Entry Requirements

Two GCSE’s grade 3 in English Language and maths

Career Progression

The majority of our learners’ main progression route from this course is on to our Public Services NCFE Diploma Level 3 or Public Services Extended Diploma Level 3 courses. In the past few years a number of learners have progressed to apprenticeships in the armed services and the Yorkshire Ambulance Services.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


We are proud to be working in partnership with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.

Trips and Opportunities

In 2019 there were 10,269 jobs in Public Services in Leeds (Emsi).

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