Uniformed Services NCFE Certificate Level 3


Course Details

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PPUSCB00089
  • Time: 08:45 - 16:00
  • Location: Broadway

Course Summary

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.

This qualification is designed for learners who want to go on to higher level studies or into a relevant Uniformed Services role, and is suitable for use within a Study Programme.

The objectives of these qualifications are to:
allow learners to progress to employment or further study and towards the entry qualifications and
requirements of a specific uniformed service
provide informed and prepared potential recruits.
These qualifications aim to provide learners with:
an understanding of the uniformed public services sector
the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in the uniformed services
the ability to prepare for a recruitment interview
an understanding of the personal commitment and fitness requirements needed to be employed in a
uniformed service role
an understanding of the external organisations that impact on and influence the work of the
uniformed services
an understanding of how uniformed services organisations respond in emergency situations
the opportunity to understand and develop the skills and qualities needed to work in a range of
uniformed services eg leadership skills, coaching skills, conflict management, personal protection,
teamwork, communication, navigation, drill.

Course Content

Unit content and assessment guidance
Unit 01 Prepare for a career in a chosen uniformed service
Unit 02 Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services
Unit 03 Develop leadership skills
Unit 04 Equality, diversity and inclusion
Unit 05 Uniformed services hierarchy and routine
Unit 06 Values and standards
Unit 07 Mental and physical wellbeing
Unit 08 Carry out map reading and navigation across open country
Unit 09 Telecommunications in the uniformed services
Unit 10 Understand conflict management and personal protection
Unit 11 The influence of UK government, international organisations and the media on the uniformed
Unit 12 Collaboration between uniformed services
Unit 13 Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services
Unit 14 Understand the impact of war and conflict on uniformed services

Course Assessment

Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the
learning outcomes. On completion of each unit learners must declare that the work produced is their
Work to be completed outside of the classroom may be set where applicable, such as where learners
are required to research a topic. Any work submitted for assessment must be authenticated and
attributable to the learner.
In practice, this means that the majority of the portfolio should be completed in normal class time.


You will need:
Uniform £30-50 approx
Walking clothing although we have a small supply to loan.
Residentials £75 approx
Writing materials
Financial support may be available contact student services for more information


Uniformed Services, NCFE Certificate, Level 3


Higher Education
Employment within the Public Services or Public Sector
Military Employment

This course is made up of two parts. In the first year you will study the Certificate and in the second year, the Extended Diploma. Progression to year 2 is only possible after successful completion of year 1.

There is a potential for the qualification to be increased to the NCFE Extended Diploma in Uniformed Services. This would be identified during the first few weeks of the course.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4 to include English and Maths

Progression from school with a L2 Diploma in any subject as well as a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 4 including English
5 GCSEs at grade 4 including both English and maths for the Extended Diploma

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PPUSCB00089
  • Time: 08:45 - 16:00
  • Location: Broadway
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