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Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
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|L3 Diploma Uniformed Services Programme||05/09/2022||07/07/2023||Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)||£0.00||
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Information about this Course
Uniformed Public Services
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2
qualification with a Merit profile and grades 9-4 in GCSE English and
This two-year course will provide you
with a broad understanding of how the public services are funded and run,
together with the roles and responsibilities that are required in each of these
You will be assessed on your general
coursework which is an even mix of practical and theoretical, and the course
will prepare you for progression to university in a similar subject to help
improve your employment opportunities.
You will also develop your physical
fitness, levels of self-discipline and ability to lead others. Interaction with
serving public service personnel is a big part of the course as this will give
you first-hand experience of what a prospective career in your chosen service
may look like.
You will study units such
planning for the public services
Citizenship and diversity in British
Improving physical fitness for entry
into the services
Planning and management of major
navigation by map and compass
Outdoor adventurous activities.
There will be opportunities to attend a
wide range of team-building activities, and take part in off-campus visits to
related organisations such as the Police and Fire Service, Army, RAF, Royal Navy
and the Royal Marines.
On successful completion of this course,
you can apply to progress on to university to study a degree course specific to
an individual public service. These include: Paramedic Science, Policing,
Criminology, Leadership and Management and many more. Alternatively, this course
will prepare you to become a future leader in one of the British public
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