• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

A one or extendable to two year level 3 programme of study at The Hub which has been tailored to meet your individual needs, education and employment goals.

This course will teach you the necessary skills and knowledge for employment within the public service sector, as well as English and maths and other essential interpersonal skills and qualities essential to become successful in within the broad sector.

Level
Level 3
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course consists of 9 units in the first year for the Diploma, and a further 9 units in the second year to achieve the Extended Diploma.

  • Prepare for Employment in the Uniformed Services
  • Develop Physical Fitness
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Hierarchy and Routine in the Uniformed Public Services
  • War and Conflict
  • Discipline
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Collaboration Between Services
  • Volunteering
  • Explore the Use of Telecommunications in the Public Services
  • Mental and Physical Wellbeing
  • Conflict Management and Personal Protection
  • Security Procedures and the Uniformed Public Services
  • Land Based Adventurous activities
  • Water Based Adventurous activities
  • Map and Navigation

Assessments

There are NO EXAMS on this Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

4 GCSE A*-C including English. A level 2 qualification in Public Services or a related discipline – a minimum of 4 merits, and Functional Skills English.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

Industry Employment – Police Service, Fire Service, Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Leadership in the Outdoor Industry, Prison Service and UK boarder Services  

Higher Education and Degrees

  • Public Service Management
  • Public Services (Policing Pathway)
  • Public and Emergency Services
  • Public Saftey, Disaster Management and Resiliance
  • Crime, Terrorism and Global Security
  • Leadership in the Public Services
  • Public Services, Prisons and Law Enforcement
  • Emergency Sector Management and Interpretability
  • Public Services with Outdoor Education
  • Costal Safety Management

Courses you can progress to

Further study in other areas. Browse all our courses.

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Apply or Enquire

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

4 GCSE A*-C including English. A level 2 qualification in Public Services or a related discipline – a minimum of 4 merits, and Functional Skills English.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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