Overview top

The qualification aims to provide learners with:

  • an understanding of the uniformed public services sector
  • the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in the uniformed services
  • the opportunity to investigate volunteering roles and the transferable workplace skills volunteering can provide
  • the ability to prepare for a recruitment interview
  • an understanding of the personal commitment and fitness requirements needed to be employed in a uniformed service role
  • the opportunity to understand and develop the skills and qualities needed to work in a range of uniformed services

This qualification consists of 5 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Investigate employment opportunities in the uniformed services
  • Unit 02 Well-being and physical fitness for the uniformed services
  • Unit 03 Team working skills in the uniformed services
  • Unit 04 Developing self-discipline for the uniformed services
  • Unit 05 Health and safety in the uniformed services

and 4 optional units:

  • Unit 06 Carry out map reading and navigation
  • Unit 07 Participate in competitive sports
  • Unit 08 Participate in an adventurous activity
  • Unit 09 Explore volunteering and volunteering opportunities

Entry Requirements top

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

Assessment top

Each candidate is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of 100% of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. Learning outcomes and assessment criteria specify what each candidate has to achieve.

Professional Opportunities top

Learners who achieve this qualification can progress onto:

NCFE Level 2 Diploma Entry to the Uniformed Public Services

Dates & Fees

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