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Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services NCFE

It will combine theory and practical application of knowledge to develop essential leadership and teamwork skills and improve personal fitness levels to meet the entry requirements of your chosen Uniformed service. Participate in outdoor activities, practical sport, visits from uniformed services, fitness testing & training, work experience, delivering activities to schools and community groups.

You can progress onto a second-year top-up Extended diploma in Entry to the Uniformed services which you will gain sufficient UCAS Points to enable you to study a university degree.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    This course is for 1 Year, attending college 2.5 days per week onsite.

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The course consists of 9 units in the first year for the Diploma, and a
further 9 units in the second year to achieve the Extended Diploma.

  • Prepare for Employment in the Uniformed Services
  • Develop Physical Fitness
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Hierarchy and Routine in the Uniformed Public Services
  • War and Conflict
  • Discipline
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Collaboration Between Services
  • Volunteering
  • Explore the Use of Telecommunications in the Public Services
  • Mental and Physical Wellbeing
  • Conflict Management and Personal Protection
  • Security Procedures and the Uniformed Public Services
  • Land Based Adventurous activities.
  • Water Based Adventurous activities.
  • Map and Navigation

Assignment based assessment.

5 x GCSE at a 4 or above to include maths and English

On achievement of a merit overall you will be offered the opportunity to return for a second year to achieve the Extended Diploma in uniformed services and gain additional UCAS points.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


There is the option to attend a 3-day residential to Carlton lodge the fee is around £250 or free if you receive bursary.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.




Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575