top course highlights
wide range of public service
Regular visits with links to services
Coursework based qualification
what will i learn?
· Preparation for a career in a chosen uniformed service
· Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services
· Develop leadership skills
· Understand the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion in the uniformed services
· Hierarchy and routine in the uniformed services
· Values and standards in the uniformed services
· Mental and physical wellbeing
· Carry out map reading and navigation across open country
· Skills for land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
· Telecommunications in the uniformed services
· Understand conflict management and personal protection
· Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services
· Understand the impact of war and conflict on the uniformed services
· Sports coaching
· Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
· Skills for Water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
· Collaboration between uniformed services
· ICT in the uniformed services
where will it take me?
This course will help students to apply for careers in the: armed services, justice services, emergency Services, local or national government and other security services
Progression opportunities as a result of studying this course include Higher Education and Higher Apprenticeships.
Over the two years of the programme, you will complete compulsory assignments for all units. The format of the assignments will vary across the units but may include: presentations, practical assessments and written reports.
You will attend an interview with the course coordinator, your performance and attitude will be considered as well as your commitment to pursuing a career in a chosen public service. You are also expected to achieve at least 4 level 4 grades in any GCSE’s including Maths and/or English.
information & support
Working within the student services area, the student support team will see you on a one-to-one basis and offer advice and guidance on financial, personal and emotional issues. A professional team of staff work together with your personal tutor to support you so that you can successfully complete your course and recognise pathways to progression after leaving college.
Contact for more details; Louise at Louisec@truro-penwith.ac.uk
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