Certificate in Uniformed Services
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.
At interview, applicants are required to explain their experience, interests, knowledge and skills relevant to their chosen career in the uniformed/emergency services. They must demonstrate ability, understanding and a clear commitment to succeed. All applicants’ fitness levels will be assessed by gym-based fitness tests.
Method of Assessment
Assessments are integrated throughout with no formal exam at the end.
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.
13 Sep 2021
- 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.