NCFE Level 2 Diploma for entry to the Uniformed Services

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Ready to take the next step to working in the public services? Engaging with a wide range of public services including the Police, Fire Service, Prison, Ambulance and Armed forces will help you to explore the wide range of careers for you to select. 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, Police Apprenticeship or a Higher Level Apprenticeship. All learners will also be either studying GCSE English and/or Maths as part of your studies.

Units / Modules

  • Investigate employment in the uniformed services
  • Physical fitness for the uniformed services
  • Develop team working and problem solving skills
  • Health and hygiene in the uniformed services
  • Follow uniformed service routine
  • Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services
  • Carry out map reading and navigation
  • Explore 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.
  • Emerge yourself in emergency situations such as riots and outdoor pursuits.
  • Create a career pathway plan with the support of our links in the emergency and armed services.

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Entry Requirements

Grade 3’s in English Language and Maths

Career Progression

The majority of our learners main progression route from this course is on to our Level 3 Diploma for entry to the Uniformed Services. 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

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Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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Leeds City College
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