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Level 3 BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

This course will follow on from the Subsidiary Diploma giving learners further in-sight into varied aspects of the Emergency Services and Armed Forces

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Subject Area: Public Services
Suitable for: School Leavers
Campus: Weybridge

About this course

This course will follow on from the Subsidiary Diploma giving learners further in-sight into varied aspects of the Emergency Services and Armed Forces helping to further develop essential skills and knowledge in respect of the Uniformed Public Services.

Completion of the Extended Diplomacan mean progression onto the HNC/D in Policing and Uniformed Services course at the College.


Where will I be studying?

People who choose to work in the Uniformed Public Services, whether this be the Emergency Services or the Armed Forces, often choose to do so because they like variety and a challenge.  These jobs are not conventional desk jobs and staff working in them support each other in order to fulfil their roles successfullly.

All courses start with a 4 day ‘Bootcamp’ to ensure that both teamwork and discipline, particularly self-discipline are embedded into the course.  There are a variety of trips throughout the year in the UK, which are great fun and help to develop your team work and communication skills. .  Students are required to wear a uniform one day a week, on camp and on any trips and will learn drill and inspection getting them ready for all aspects of the Public Services.

Course Details

What modules are covered?

Some of the units you will study are:

• International organisations and human rights
• Land navigation by map and compass
• Understanding the impact of War
• Conflict and Terrorism on Public Services
• Employment in the Uniformed Public Service
• Current and media affairs in Public Services
• Fitness testing and training for the Uniformed Public Services 

Who is the course suitable for?

Those looking to progress to a career within the Uniformed Public Services or might be considering going onto higher education at the end of 2 years. 

Students must be willing to take part in community fundraising work and willing to participate in physical activity, as this is a requirement to achieve certain components of the course.

How is the course assessed?

100% coursework

Are there any extra costs?

There is an initial contribution to be paid at the start of the course for uniform and induction.  You would also be expected to make a contribution to take part in other trip opportunities like Boot Camp and expeditions.  More details on costs will be provided during the application stages. 

Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

Entry Requirements

What qualifications will I need?

5 GCSE passes at grade C/grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade C/4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.


Next Steps

On completion of this course with the right grades and UCAS points you can progress onto Higher Education whether at university or onto the HNC/HND in Policing and Uniformed Services course at Brooklands College.
You can consider a career in the Uniformed Public Service sectors or managerial work.

Start dates

Reference Campus Start
PS01195/232301 Weybridge 06/09/2023
PS01195/232302 Weybridge 06/09/2023
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On The Frontline Uniformed Public Services

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