NCFE L3 Diploma For Entry into The Uniformed Service

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To provide an opportunity for students to: Devlop personal communication and leadership skills through involvment in the Sussex Army Cadet Force and Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. A practical, portfolio based course with the opportunity to attend 3 extremely relevant and enjoyable residential weeks away in an Army Camp, Outdoor Activity environment and ship borne and Naval Base environment. * gain insight into employment in the uniformed service

Five Reasons to Study this Course at Chichester

  1. 1. Join Army Cadet Force enabling acess to a military base and activities

  2. 2. Take part in Junior Leaders Fieldgun

  3. 3. Go on exciting residential trips

  4. 4. Enjoy a variety in teaching and learning

  5. 5. Gain a Level 2 qualification in Fire & Rescue

What will I Study?

Six mandatory units: * Prepare for entry to uniformed service * Develop physical fitness * Leadership skills * Legal implications of physical actions * Current Affairs Two optional units: * Planning adventurous activities * Participate in service routine

How will I be Taught?

Practical classes Group & individual work Lectures Project work Self Study Study Trips

How will I be Assessed?

Coursework, projects, essays, practical tasks and reports. Observation and witness statements.

What our students say?

In feedback surveys this course consistantly scores high. The students comment on how much they have enjoyed the variety included within the course and the attitude shown by the teaching staff. Totally different to school, we are treated like adults!

  • Course type

    Full Time

  • Qualification

    NCFE L3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (QCF) & L2 BTEC Fire & Rescue

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  • Level


Where next?

BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services Entry into a uniformed service via application route or employment

Entry Requirements

Appropriate Level 2 qualification or equivalent - Merit or above or for school leavers, three GCSEs grades A - C An interest in physical fitness and sport and Uniformed Services. As participation in Army Cadets is a pre-requisite of this course, learners are required to be under 19 years of age.

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Where the course is for more than one year, the price shown is for the first year only (except for NVQs) and prices for subsequent years will be published when available. 
Students who are under 19 on 31st August in the academic year in which they start their course, will be exempt from tuition fees on the majority of courses.

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