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About the Course
  • Merthyr
  • 01 September 2022
  • Sport and Public Services
  • Full Time
Course Outline

The course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the uniformed services. It provides the skills and underpinning knowledge relevant to employment in the police, fire, prison and armed services. The course offers a good balance of practical and theory-based lessons to prepare you to work within the uniformed services. Learners will experience outdoor adventurous activities, aimed to develop communication, leadership and teamwork. Excellent links provide a good variety of activities and experiences provided by the Police, Army, Navy, RAF, Fire Service and Youth Service. These courses will provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the work undertaken within the uniformed protective services. The Welsh Language is important to working within the Public Services in Wales, and those wishing to pursue a career within the uniformed protective services will be expected to meet and greet people bilingually. As part of your studies, you will complete online Welsh Language courses. Twitter @CollegeOutdoor Instagram tcmtpublicservices Tik Tok @tcmt_sps

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview: Minimum of 5 GCSE’s Graded A*-C

What will I learn?

Foundation Diploma (L3 Year 1) equivalent to 1.5 A levels: Citizenship and Diversity, Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services (Exam Based), Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing, Teamwork, Leadership and Communication, Skills for Outdoor Activities, Welsh Language Courses

Course Assessment

• 1 External assessment in Year 1 • 1 External assessment in Year 2 • Coursework for modules studied • A mixture of written and practical assessment

Career Progression

• BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services (Yr 2) • Progression to University • Apprenticeship / Traineeship • Employment

Duration

01 September 2022 - 31 July 2023

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