Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services

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Start Date: 04 September 2023
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 3
Location: Centre for Applied Sciences, Angel

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ABOUT THE COURSE

The course will train you to work in all areas of the Public Services sector, developing your knowledge and skills necessary for careers in the police, ambulance, military, fire services and local government.
You will participate in a wide range of practical work, including opportunities to steward at events, a life training course with the Fire Brigade and fitness assessments run with the Armed Forces. You will also take part in a yearly residential trip.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 Foundation Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.

Topics covered can include:

Year 1

Unit 1  - Citizenship and Diversity

Unit 2 - Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services

Unit 4 - Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing

Unit 5  - Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Public Service

Unit 13 – Introduction to Criminology 

Year 2

Unit 3 - Global Affairs, the Media and the Uniformed Protective Services

Unit 6 - Government & The Protective Services**

Unit 7 - Planning for and Responding to Emergency Incidents

Unit 8 - Custodial Care

Unit 12 - Developing Personal Fitness Programmes

Unit 15 - Police Powers and the Law

Unit 18 - Criminal Investigation Procedures and Practices

Unit 19 - Professional Development in the Uniformed Protective Services

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Maths (at grade 3 or above) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit (and Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2/GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 3 or above)
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Your progress will be assessed throughout the course, using a range of methods such as assignments and presentations.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

None

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Bachelor of Science, or to pursue employment in the Public Services industry.

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444 Camden Road
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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