Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services L2

Course starts usually in September
Full time course days are ( TBC )
9:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Level 2
Cost or fee remission information
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

Thoughout the duration of the Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services L2, you will study a range of subjects relating to the Uniformed Public Services including:

  • Public Service Skills Exploring careers in uniformed and non-uniformed Public Services
  • Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed services
  • Sport and recreation in the Public Services
  • Navigation Skills.
  • You will also get involved in practical sessions relating to exercise and fitness and outdoors activities.


Course requirements

  • A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D including maths and English.
  • Alternative qualifications and work experience will be considered.
  • An interview and short assessment will assess your suitability and interest in the subject.


What will I do?

The Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services L2  Full ttime course is taught over 3 days a week for 1 year and includes Maths, English, tutorials and Work Experience.

You will study a range of subjects relating to the Uniformed Public Services including:

  • Public Service Skills Exploring careers in uniformed and non-uniformed Public Services
  • Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed services
  • Sport and recreation in the Public Services
  • Navigation Skills.
  • You will also get involved in practical sessions relating to exercise and fitness and outdoor activities.
  • You will also be given the opportunity to experience various work related vocations via guest speakers and a work placement as well as improving and developing enterprise within the section.


What will it give me?

The skills and confidence to develop a career in the Uniformed and Public Services.


Materials needed

Students will be required to purchase a uniform pack consisting of jacket, t-shirts, combat trousers, boots and sports kit. There will be a cost implication for the uniform and educational trips, this will be subsidised by the College. The exact cost will be given prior to enrolment after offer of place has been confirmed (concessions may apply for students based on their personal circumstances).


What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Public Services. Alternatively you may progress on to an Apprenticeship at College or into employment in one of the Armed or Emergency Services.


What next?

If you would like to apply, please click on the APPLY section below. Thank you.

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