Uniformed Services | NCFE Diploma Entry to the Uniformed Services | Level 3

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Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0288-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
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 :

  • Physical fitness
  • Leadership skills
  • Conflict management
  • Personal protection
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Outdoor/adventurous expeditions

Entry requirements

You can start at Level 3 if you have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths.

If you don't have these grades then you can start at Level 2 or Level 1, depending on your GCSEs. We have options for you, so make sure you contact us if you are unsure which level to apply for.

Your next steps...

After this course

Further study:

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.

Future careers:

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