Uniformed Services, Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D2USPF1KN

Uniformed Services, Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 2 Uniformed Services course will provide you with a broad range of skills.

You’ll cover a range of topics, including: employment in the uniformed services; physical fitness; team working and problem solving; health, safety and hygiene; map reading and navigation; and uniformed services routine. The course also includes a specialist unit, focussing on either adventurous activities or competitive sports.

You’ll also get to participate in our Sports Academy and enrichment programmes, and benefit from tutorial support, employability and study skills. We’ll also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level that’s required in the industry.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through assessed by exams, coursework, presentations and practical activities.

What could I do after this course?

After this course, you’ll be qualified for a wide range of jobs in the public services industry. You could also enhance your skills by progressing on to the Level 3 course in Public Services at Weston College.


Entry Requirements

You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 2/E to 3/D and a satisfactory reference.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Former school: Priory

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What next? Chloe aims to pursue netball as a career, study at degree-level, and would like to teach sport.

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