If you wish to be a member of any of the uniformed services, gain valuable insights into career structures of armed and emergency services, including visiting speakers and professionals to the College, then this is the right course for you.
You will develop practical and academic skills. The course is intended to prepare students for entry into the public services or Higher Education and enhance career prospects within the public sector. This is an 18 unit course which covers units ranging from leadership to outdoor adventure and crime to major incidents. In addition, you will gain a water sports qualification.
There are no exams to pass. You will compile a portfolio of your assessments. There will be one written assignment per unit and other assessments such as observations, placement reports, photographic or video evidence, diary entries and group work. Grading is completed as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths. It is
advisable to have a strong interest in the services and improving fitness.