2020 Programme - Uniformed Services
Health, Public Services and Care
What will you be working towards?
||Entry to the Uniformed Services Level 1
Working in Public Services can provide a truly satisfying career, especially if you enjoy working with people in a varied, exciting working environment. The Level 1 Diploma in Entry to the Uniformed Services course will suit you if you are highly motivated and are looking to combine classroom-based study with exercise, sport, outdoor activities and residential trips. The course will introduce you to the skills required for a career in any of the uniformed services such as Police, Fire Service, Army, Navy, RAF, Royal Marines or Prison Service. The course consists of 7 units. Units: Investigate Employment Opportunities in the Uniformed Services Well-being and Physical Fitness Team Working Skills Carrying out Essential Map Reading and Navigation Participate in Competitive Sports Developing Self Discipline Health, Safety and Emergency Care The NCFE programme will use continuous assessment rather than examinations and you will be able to track your performance as you work towards your targets. You will be encouraged to manage your own assessments and identify where you have met the required standards. Methods of assessment may include web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews and discussions. The programme is taught through theoretical and practical training sessions supported by functional skills. Each lesson will provide you with assessment opportunities as you work to achieve your goals and targets. You will need an active passion for the public services and your tutors will encourage you to discuss your own achievements as well as the issues in society. During the course, there will be opportunities to achieve other qualifications in addition to your main programme. These additional qualifications may include first aid and customer services. Our Study Programme includes opportunities for you to develop your English and Maths skills as required. You may be expected to complete either functional skills or GCSE qualifications as part of your course depending on your GCSE results.
How will it be delivered?
Web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews, discussions.
There are no formal entry requirements for the course. However successful applicants must show willingness to be involved in all aspects of the Public Services including practical and theoretical, and be willing to help and volunteer to assist the public.
Your next steps...
The majority of learners progress onto a Level 2 course in Public Services. If you want to progress into employment the following areas would be suitable: Police Service, Fire & Rescue Service, Armed Forces, Prison and Ambulance Services.