Level 2 Uniformed Public Services
Mon Sep 07 2020
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Academy for Sport
Uniformed Public Services includes the Armed Forces, Police, Fire, Prison and Paramedics. This course has been designed to help you build the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to progress successfully into a role in one of these services. This course will also be beneficial for anyone thinking of a career in Public Services such as Government, Education and the NHS.
You will study the following units:
Units are as follows:
Unit 01-Investigate Employment in the uniformed services
Unit 02- Physical Fitness for the uniformed Services
Unit 03-Develop team working and problem solving skills
Unit 04- Health and safety in the uniformed services
Unit 05- Health and hygiene in the uniformed services
Unit 06- Follow uniformed service routine
Unit 07-Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services
Unit 08- Carry out map reading and navigation
Unit 12- Explore volunteering and volunteering opportunities
You will study towards an English or maths GCSE alongside your the course with our expert English and maths teaching team and you will take part in Personal and Social development lessons with topics ranging from job applications to personal finance.
You will also the opportunity to undertake some more exciting trips and visits such as walking up a mountain, land navigated walk, indoor rock climbing, orienteering and a survival expedition. There will also be lots of specialised guest speakers from various areas of uniformed and non uniformed public services.
You will have the opportunity to join of one of our nine sport academies, where you will get:
• Up to 9 hours of professional training each week, access to
competitions and specialist sport academy coaches
• Free access to physiotherapy assessments and treatment
• The opportunity to compete in local, national and international competitions
• A personalised training and development programme
Academy sports available are: Mens Football, Womens Football, Mens Rugby,
Womens Rugby, Netball, Basketball, Boxing, Athletics and Cricket and all
academies can cater from participation level right up to elite athletes. All
academy members will be given free Adidas kit worth £79. If you do not wish to
join one of our academies, you will undertake a work readiness workshop that is designed to develop further your employability skills and undetake volunteering opportunities.
You can choose to progress to our Level 3 course to further your skills and knowledge, step into work or move onto an Apprenticeship. One of the biggest employment areas in our region, the services offer a variety of job roles and progression from entry level through to senior positions. A career in public services is exciting, fast-paced and interesting. Salaries start from around £15,000 and can rise to over £50,000 in senior positions.
Fast track to an apprenticeship
If you're interested in an apprenticeship but you can’t find the right vacancy or you want to do some studying first, no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme like this one, then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
You can get more information at our enrolment events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at email@example.com
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
Our specialist teams can help with:
- Learning difficulties
- Physical and sensory disabilities
- Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Aspergers or other specific learning difficulties
- Mental health and well being
- Exam access arrangements
- Money, finance and bursary advice
- Careers advice, job and university applications