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Advance Diploma in Public Services

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*- C (grade 4 - 9) including English and maths, or Level 2 Public Services.

What will I learn?

  • Citizenship & Diversity
  • Behaviour & Discipline
  • Global Affairs
  • Physical Preparation
  • Expedition Skills
  • Police Powers and Criminology

Do you want to be a member of the Uniformed Services. This course will assist you in gaining a valuable insight into the career structures of the Armed and Emergency Services, you will be able to develop your own fitness prior to entry into protective services and gain an enhanced knowledge of the outdoors.

33% External Assessment (Exams) 67% Course Work (written assignments, practial assessments and presentations)

What could I progress on to?

The qualification gives you the specialist knowledge and technical skills enabling entry to an apprenticeship or employment. You can also apply to university.

Career Opportunities - Armed Services or Emergency Services

Additional Course Details for 18/19

  • Study Year Year 1
    Course code 3606Y1
    Course name Advanced Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 10/09/18
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.