Uniformed Public Services

  • Students

    This course provides you with a high degree of knowledge surrounding a range of public services skills. Learners can take part in adventurous activities in the local area and on residential trips. You also have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications and awards such as first aid and the Duke of Edinburgh award.

    You will study a range of topics including:

    • Outdoor adventurous activities and expedition skills
    • Leadership and Teamwork
    • Citizenship and Diversity
    • Crime and its effects on society
    • Physical Fitness for the Uniformed Services.

    If your dream is to be in the armed forces or work for the UK’s emergency or Armed services, then the Level 3 Public services course would be a good place to start. Designed to give you a broad understanding of the sector and various roles they play, it will give you the skill set that will make you a more attractive applicant.

    These cover a range of subjects including:

    • Government
    • Policies and Public Services
    • Team Leadership
    • Citizenship
    • Team Development
    • Understanding Discipline
    • Physical Preparation and Fitness for the Uniformed Services.

    There is also the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme.

    We aim to get you as involved as much as possible with real public service activities and events, ranging from Pre- Royal Marine Course training weeks, riot training with Gloucestershire police right through to multi- service emergency incident exercises.

    In the second year we will support the students in planning for their next steps- whether this is into Higher Education or starting the application process for their chosen public service. It is in this year that we expect to see the students start taking personal challenges- whether this is progressing onto their Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh award or working in the community as volunteers.

    The course has many practical activities and students must attend these sessions wearing appropriate clothing and footwear.

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Course Variant

Uniformed Public Services

Level 3



Start Date

September 2018 (TBC)

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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