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Law, Justice and the Uniformed Services

Vocational • Level 2

Law, Justice and the Uniformed Services

Vocational • Level 2

Type of LearningSchool Leaver

Course CodeA2117

Study ModeFull Time

DurationThe duration of the Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services course is 1 year. After successfully completing the course, progression is available onto Level 3 depending on grades achieved.

Awarded ByThis course is awarded by the examination board NCFE.

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

The course is designed to give you an overview of all of the Emergency and Military Public Services. You will investigate employment opportunities from a diverse range of roles within different Uniformed Public Services. You will be expected to participate fully in practical fitness activities undertaking a varied range of fitness assessments required to enter the Services. Other key skills will include understanding basic discipline through a range of theory and practical activities and developing essential employability skills such team work, communication, punctuality and navigational skills by undertaking expeditions. Throughout the course, you will participate in trips, visits and activities that will enhance your knowledge of a Uniformed Service, in order to make an informed career decision. 

Type of LearningSchool Leaver

Course CodeA2117

Study ModeFull Time

DurationThe duration of the Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services course is 1 year. After successfully completing the course, progression is available onto Level 3 depending on grades achieved.

CostQuestion tooltip iconFree

Awarded ByThis course is awarded by the examination board NCFE.

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

05/09/2023

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs at Grade 5 or above including English Language and/or Maths OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and a GCSE grade 5 in English Language and/or Maths.

Modules

The course introduces you to the basics of working in the Uniformed Public Services. Modules are investigating employment opportunities, developing physical fitness to enter and work within a Uniformed Service, enhancing current skills in teamwork and problem solving by being disciplined to follow a routine, appreciating the role of health, safety and hygiene within a Uniformed Service, exploring equality and diversity for Uniformed Services, taking part in volunteering to develop communication skills and carrying out expeditions to improve map and navigation skills.

Assessment

Assessment across the Level 2 course is varied to develop key skills required to enter a Uniformed Service. These methods can include the following: coursework, active learning tasks, practical learning tasks, case studies, reports, role plays, discussions, table top exercises and presentations. Assessment is varied based on the units studied with the overall aim of developing a well rounded individual ready to progress to a higher level of study or employment. You will be assessed continually throughout the academic year to track progress and development.

Careers & Progression

Achievement of a Merit or Distinction grade at Level 2 will support progression onto a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services. Progression is also available onto any other Level 3 applicable course or an Apprenticeship programme. After completing the Level 2 course, applying for a Military Service is available with options of the Army, Navy, RAF or Marines, role dependent based on additional qualifications and skill set.

Additional Details

Equipment Supplied

Advice and guidance on appropriate kit and excursion costs will be provided at enrolment.

Extra curricular activities

You will take part in and complete the National Citizen Service Award. Trips can include but are not exclusive to an Army residential, Navy/ Marines residential, Fire and Rescue Service visit and Police visit. Additional trips to further enhance learning will be incorporated to support units studied. Integrated into the Level 2 course is the opportunity to complete and achieve the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award.

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