Public Services NCFE Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3
Challenge yourself to excel in the uniformed services with this programme. You’ll have lots of opportunity for practical experience such as riot training and fire service fitness tests.
Giving you a wide range of progression options, this Level 3 diploma will help you prepare for your chosen career in the uniformed services. You’ll undertake riot training, experience outdoor pursuits, complete fire service fitness tests, visit barracks, and leverage visits from prison officers and dog handlers to gain insight. We’ll help you develop your own leadership style, problem solve, and learn about terror and how to combat it.
During 2018 and 2019, Public Services students had more than 3,000 opportunities to engage with the public services, including working with West Yorkshire Police in public order training and police dog handling. Students experienced emergency planning exercises with Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority, and West Yorkshire Ambulance Service. They also visited prisons in Leeds and Preston, had guest presentations from prison officers, and completed Royal Marine and British Army assault courses.
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
- Preparing for a Career in a Chosen Uniformed Service
- Developing Aspects of Physical Fitness for Entry to the Uniformed Services
- Developing Leadership Skills
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Map Reading and Navigation across Open Country
- Understanding the Impact of War and Conflict on the Uniformed Services
- Crime Scene Investigation
Benefits / Skills
- Develop your own personal leadership style to manage units of professionals
- Practice and learn how to complete the uniformed service fitness tests
- Immerse yourself in emergency situations such as riots and outdoor pursuits
- Meet active personnel to support your application and gain a great understanding of the roles you are interested in
Trips & Opportunities
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Career ProgressionThe Level 3 qualification offers a wide range of progression opportunities. The majority of our learners apply for the West Yorkshire Police Degree Apprenticeship Scheme or a range of university courses. Following completion of the course many learners have been successful with application in the armed forces, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Prison and Probation Service and Fire and Rescue Services across the county.
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1 year full-time (NCFE Diploma); 2 years full-time (Extended Diploma)
Course Fee (16-18)
Course Fee (Adult)
We are proud to be working in partnership with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.
In 2019 there were 10,269 jobs in Public Services in Leeds (Emsi).