During this course, you will train and prepare for a career in the armed forces or other uniformed service of your choice.
While exploring different aspects of your physical fitness, you will have the opportunity to participate in competitive sports or adventurous activities, undertake voluntary experience and understand service routine.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
This course will take place at our Main Campus, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 3SD.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following units:
- Investigating employment in the uniformed services
- Exploring aspects of physical fitness
- Developing team working and problem solving skills
- Showing and understanding of health, safety and hygiene
- Service routine
- Following uniformed services routine
In addition to the above, you will also choose two optional units from the following:
- Participating in competitive sports
- Participating in adventurous activities
- Exploring aspects of telecommunications
- Assisting in motor vehicle maintenance
- Exploringing equality and diversity
- Workinging as a volunteer within a chosen organisation
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of assignments, projects, case studies, practical exercises and tests.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths.
Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2024), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be prepared to tackle intensive training in the armed forces or another uniformed service.
You will also have the opportunity to advance your skills and knowledge by progressing on to the level 3 Extended Diploma in Entry to the Uniformed Services.
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Ref: Jen McGill