Certificate in Uniformed Services

Course Content

This course covers aspects including: Physical Fitness (boot camp, water-based fitness, circuits, resistance & CV training), Fitness Testing, Preparation for the application process, Leadership, Teamwork and also Communications and Numeracy. In addition, learners will develop their vocational knowledge and employability skills through the on-going input of industry partners in the civilian and military services, which provides a unique insight to the real-life experiences of those working in the uniformed services.

Entry Requirements

Demonstrate competent academic qualifications: a range of Nat 5s or Highers in relevant subject areas, (Maths, English and PE/Sport) and a personal statement outlining your experiences and desire to join the industry/profession. During interview you must demonstrate that you fit the programme criteria and have the commitment to succeed in this specialised course. All applicants will have fitness levels assessed through practical tests and also engage in a 1-1 interview. A suitable reference may be required.

Method of Assessment

Assessments are integrated throughout with no formal exam at the end.

Future Prospects

Supports application to a range of services: Ambulance Service, Prison Service, Fire & Rescue Service, Police, Royal Navy, RAF, Army or Royal Marines. Progression to a relevant Sports & Fitness course may also be applicable.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Aug 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Sport & Fitness

  • Course Fee

    Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body

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