Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services

Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services

  • Course Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees

Course Overview This qualification is designed as a full-time, two-year programme of study for learners who want to focus on the uniformed protective services sector, with the aim of progressing to higher education to a related degree course. Mandatory units of study include:

  • Citizenship and Diversity (externally examined)
  • Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Global Affairs, the Media and the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing
  • Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Government and the Protective Services
  • Planning for and Responding to Emergency Incidents

Learners will also have the opportunity to undertake some work experience with either uniformed public services or uniformed and non-uniformed public services and also enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as abseiling, canoeing and rock climbing during a 5 day residential at an outdoor pursuit centre. As a Public Services learner, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre, including 3G outdoor pitches, 3G indoor dome pitch, strength and conditioning gyms, 50 metre Olympic swimming pool and analysis rooms.

Course Overview This qualification is designed as a full-time, two-year programme of study for learners who want to focus on the uniformed protective services sector, with the aim of progressing to higher education to a related degree course. Mandatory units of study include:

  • Citizenship and Diversity (externally examined)
  • Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Global Affairs, the Media and the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing
  • Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services
  • Government and the Protective Services
  • Planning for and Responding to Emergency Incidents

Learners will also have the opportunity to undertake some work experience with either uniformed public services or uniformed and non-uniformed public services and also enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as abseiling, canoeing and rock climbing during a 5 day residential at an outdoor pursuit centre. As a Public Services learner, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre, including 3G outdoor pitches, 3G indoor dome pitch, strength and conditioning gyms, 50 metre Olympic swimming pool and analysis rooms.

At least 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English and/or maths
or
Level 2 qualification at Merit or above plus English/maths at Grade 4 or equivalent

Learners with lower grades or relevant experience will be considered subject to additional advice and guidance from a member of the curriculum team.

This course is free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
Course fee £6606; Exam Fee TBC

Course Details

Length of study:
2 years

Starting:
September

Term dates

Study campus:
City & Alan Higgs Centre

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 3

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