Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (QCF)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00123
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2


This is the perfect course for you if you're interested in pursuing a career in one of the uniformed services. Whether it's the police, prison, fire services or the diverse world of the military. As this course is dedicated to preparing you for the physically demanding careers uniformed services offer, you need to be prepared to undergo intense physical training.


Units you may study include: Investigating employment in the uniformed services Physical fitness for the uniformed services Develop team working and problem solving skills Health and safety in the uniformed services Follow uniformed services routine Health and hygiene in the uniformed services Exploring equality and diversity for the uniformed services Employability skills Optional units include: Undertake adventurous activities

How will it be delivered?

100% Assessment - Coursework

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D or a Level 1 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress on to study a Level 3 Diploma for Entry to Uniformed Services. Alternatively, you could go straight into employment including an apprenticeship. Studying unformed services could lead to a career in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force, Fire Service, Police and Prison Service and many other opportunities.