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Level 1 Public Services

This course will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills on uniformed services related subjects.
You will do a mixture of theory and practical based units with links to various services such as the Police, RAF, Army, Navy or the prison service for example.
You will complete a series of workbooks for each unit which offer the opportunity for pass, merit and distinction grades. As well as being assessed on some of the practical units such as map reading and leadership.

You will complete mandatory work experience in industry relevant workplaces to improve your career prospects in the future.

On Successful completion of the course, you will be offered the opportunity to progress to level 2 Uniformed services.

Key Information

  • Duration

    This course is for 1 Year, attending college 4 days per week onsite to include maths and English.

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Units you may study

• Employment in uniformed services
• Fitness for uniformed services
• Team working in uniformed services
• Map reading and navigation

Assignment based assessment

There are no entry requirements for this course

Financial Support

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

Course Fees


Activities- £30
This could include high wires, kayaking, abseiling


Apply or enquire about this course

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


We are experiencing some technical issues with the apply system.  If you are having difficulties with this as an alternative you can download an Application Form (PDF) – this can be edited directly on your device, then saved and emailed to our central admissions Team centraladmissions@don.ac.uk


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details