Uniformed Services | NCFE Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services | Level 2

Preparation for Life and Work

Preparation for Life and Work
Preparation for Life and Work
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0257-1C
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


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.

  • The first FE college to offer a Combined Cadet Force (Royal Navy) cadetship
  • Received the RAF platinum award for providing outstanding candidates
  • Expert tutors
  • Guest speakers from uniformed services


Course content :

  • Employment in the uniformed services
  • Team working and problem solving
  • Uniformed services routine
  • Map reading and navigation
  • Adventurous activities

Entry requirements

To start at Level 2 you will need least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, don't worry - you can start at Level 1 and then progress to Level 2 after that.

Your next steps...

After this course :

After Level 2, you can progress to Level 3, either full-time or as an apprentice.

Future careers :

  • Armed forces
  • Emergency services
  • Prison service
  • Border force
  • Civilian support roles within all uniformed services