Vocational (Level 3)

Uniformed Public Services

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THIS DYNAMIC COURSE WILL HELP PREPARE YOU PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY FOR A CAREER IN THE UNIFORMED PUBLIC SERVICES.

You will participate in a number of adventurous activities such as climbing and canoeing, as well as an overnight camping expedition. Additionally, there will be a range of outside speakers and trips to the different public services in order to gain knowledge and first-hand experience.

Students on this course are required to undertake course-related work experience in sports science laboratories at local universities.

Topics Include:

  • Citizenship and diversity
  • Behaviour and discipline in the uniformed protective services
  • Teamwork, leadership and communication
  • Global affairs, the media and the uniformed protective services
  • Government and the protective services
  • Planning for and responding to emergency incidents
  • Principles of managing security threats
  • Criminal investigation procedures and practices

Career Options:

Army, Navy, Air Force, police officer, fire fighter,  paramedic, prison officer.

University Options:

Management, Business, Public Services, Criminology, Policing.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language.

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