Uniformed Services | Diploma in Entry to the Uniformed Services | Level 1

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?

Alternative Title NCFE LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA ENTRY TO THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
Code FE0252-1C
Qualification Type Basic/Key Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

The Level 1 course enables you to gain valuable skills and work experience to progress onto further study, and move towards the career of your choice.

Being on a Level 1 course, you will receive excellent help and support from experienced tutors and teaching assistants. Working in small classes, you will notice that your self-confidence and self-esteem will grow. Level 1 also boosts your social skills and ability to get on with a variety of different people. Your study programme will also include some supported English and Maths sessions and provide a first step towards gaining qualifications.

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

The course content allows you to progress to Level 2 courses including Uniformed Services.

Details

Course content

This course allows you to gain an introductory qualification and develop your skills to progress to a Level 2 in Uniform Services. You will complete a work placement in your chosen area and the course content will reflect your area of interest.

All students gain valuable skills and confidence to progress onto further study.

Topics include:

  • Preparing for employment
  • Team working and problem-solving
  • Understanding risk
  • A place in the Combined Cadet Force

You will learn by developing skills such as fitness, teamwork, personal protection and leadership. Students will join our Combined Cadet Force (Royal Navy), an exciting adventure activity-focused programme. You will be issued with a uniform and will take part in regular parades.

Entry requirements

Start at Level 1 if you have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths.

The Level 1 course enables you to gain valuable skills and work experience to progress onto further study, and move towards the career of your choice.

On successful completion, progress to Level 2.

Your next steps...

Further study

After successful completion of Level 1, you can progress to a Uniformed Services Level 2 course or a different programme of your choice.

Alternatively, you may want to seek employment or begin an apprenticeship.

Future careers:

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