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Level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

Further Details
Course Code
LP87952
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, This is initially a 1 year full time course with a second year extension for the Extended Diploma.
Department
Uniformed Public Services
Start Date
03 Sep 2024
End Date
20 Jun 2025
Course Overview
The course will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed in preparation to join a chosen Uniformed Service organisation.

Those organisations include:
Criminal Justice and Offender Management establishments such as the Police, Prison Service or Border Agency.
The Fire and Rescue Service
The Armed Services such as the British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy;
or alternatively further study within a related area at University.

In this course you will study a variety of theoretical and practical mandatory topics such as:
● Prepare for a career in a chosen Uniformed Service
● Develop aspects of Physical Fitness
● Develop Leadership Skills
● Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Optional units will include an:
● Carry out Map Reading and Navigation across Open Country
● Skills for Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
● Skills for Water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
● Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
● Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Services

All students will study for their Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification at advanced level and will be expected to undertake both a Global Community Project and Future Destinations Project.

Additionally, they will also be expected to volunteer for community engagement as well as undertake residential and work experience activities

Learners will also be working to improve their literacy and numeracy throughout the course.
Learners will be assessed through a range of methods including observations, written assignments, professional discussions, oral presentations, practical activities and other skill development exercises.

Assessment on this programme will be continuous and achievement can be either at Pass, Merit or Distinction level.

During the course, learners will benefit from visits to various Uniformed Service establishments (subject to availability) and receive visits from voluntary agencies and organisations relevant to their career and this programme.

Additionally, there will also be visits by personnel from a wide variety of Uniformed Services including the Police and Armed Services.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English/Welsh (1st Language).

For progression learners – successful completion of a level 2 course and working at the equivalent of GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English is required.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your GCSE exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
The course will be an ideal base for progression into either Police apprenticeships, Fire and Rescue Service apprenticeships, Armed Service apprenticeships or alternatively Higher Education.

Former students have studied subjects as diverse as Criminal Justice, Policing Studies, Sport, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology or a HND in Public Services.

It will also be a particular benefit for individuals who wish to enter and pursue a career in the British Army, the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy, Prison Service or the Border Agency.
Some courses may require kit lists to be purchased. Please see attached kit list for further information.
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05/06/2024

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Open Event – Bersham Road
13/03/2024

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11/04/2024

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21/03/2024

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13/03/2024

17:00

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20/03/2024

17:30

Neurodiverse people who want to study at Cambria are invited to our Accessible Open Events. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore everything Cambria has to offer in a sensory-supportive setting.

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