Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Our exciting uniformed services courses will prepare you for careers working with people by developing skills such as communication, fitness, teamwork and leadership. In 2018, our Broadwater Campus officially opened its Combined Cadet Force Unit (Royal Navy).
By studying our uniformed services courses, you will join the Cadet Force, which is an adventure activity-focused programme. You will also be issued with a uniform and take part in regular parades.
- We’;re the first FE college to offer Combined Cadet Force (Royal Navy) cadetship
- Received the RAF platinum award for providing outstanding candidates
- Expert tutors
- Guest speakers from uniformed services
You can start at Level 3 if you have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths.
After successful completion of the Level 3 Extended Diploma, you could continue your studies in higher education. Alternatively you could enter the application process for the uniformed service of your choice, or full-time employment.
- Armed forces
- Emergency services
- Prison service
- Border force
- Civilian support roles within all uniformed services
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.