To start on this Level 3 course you need:
Four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, preferably including English and Maths
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and Maths requirements.
You will also need an appropriate reference.
If you do not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 course instead, before applying to move on to this Level 3 course.
If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.
The course will enable learners to prepare to make a recruitment application or provide a basis for further study and progression towards the entry requirements of a specific Uniformed Service.
At all Levels the units have been developed to gain a vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in the Uniformed Services. The units have been developed to provide opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques and personal qualities.
Level 3 units include:
- Develop aspects of physical fitness
- Develop leadership skills
- Understand conflict management and personal protection
- Crime scene investigation
- Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
Read about Northbrook College Students' Success in National Public Services Competition
After one year at Level 3, you can achieve NCFE Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services. This qualification prepares you for entry to the uniformed services,
apprenticeships, further/higher education or you can progress to the Extended Diploma course (second year of Level 3).
After 2 years at Level 3, you can achieve an NCFE Extended Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services. This qualification prepares you for entry to the uniformed services, apprenticeships or further/ higher education.
This qualification attracts the following UCAS Points:
What Past Students Say
Jamie Smith, Royal Marine "“I wouldn't have been able to do it without the help and guidance from the Uniformed Services course”
Billy “It’s a good course that gives you loads of information and also prepares you for joining the army”.
Aigars “I have done Public Services for two years and the most enjoyable is physical fitness and expedition skills”.
Alfie “A good thing about the course is getting to know new people and working in a team in a variety of adventurous activities”.
Jasmine“I really enjoyed the course because I
made lots of good friends, learnt all about
current affairs and did lots of sports. I
particularly enjoyed camping and going
on expeditions. Level 3 has helped me
prepare for a future career in the RAF.”
Chris“Studying on the course has been the best
time of my life. I have learnt so much and
it has improved me as a person. It has
really helped prepare myself for when I
join the Royal Navy. I am more confident,
and have made lots of friends.”
If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60