Sport and Public Services courses
Get the qualifications you need to launch a successful career in the sports or public services industry.
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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.
You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 2/E to 3/D and a satisfactory reference.
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What Our Students Say
Chloe Carchrie, Sport and Exercise Science
“I have had many opportunities to represent the college and have revieved excellent coaching”
Former school: Priory
Course: Sport and Exercise Science
What next? Chloe aims to pursue netball as a career, study at degree-level, and would like to teach sport.