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Level 3 in Uniformed Services

79P102/AP-2223
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing05-09-2022
  5. Annual Fee£2573

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The Details

An ideal programme if you are considering a career in the Uniformed Public Services, especially in the Armed Forces or the Emergency Services. The programme will help you gain a deeper knowledge of careers in the services as well as develop the key skills and qualities needed. The programme is underpinned by the development of your leadership, teamwork and communication skills while you investigate specific topics through a range of different units.

The programme is nationally recognised and provides you with the equivalent of 1.5 A-Levels and the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services, which is the equivalent of 3 A-Levels.

This programme attracts UCAS points (Range 24-84).

You will learn about a variety of topics related to careers in the Uniformed Public Services, including Physical Fitness, Leadership, Teamwork, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Map Reading, Conflict Management, Emergency Planning and Response, Discipline and Outdoor Activities.

Other Important Info

Although the majority of study is theory, the course is designed to be as practical as possible and will include a number of visits and outdoor exercises

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, all of which are aimed at a more vocational method of study. These include presentations,
practical skills demonstrations and written assignments.

You will be required to purchase the college kit through our uniform supplier. You may wish to purchase course textbooks to support your learning.

All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development."

Future Prospects

This popular and exciting course supports and produces high level students that have gone on to progress to higher education or to a range of careers in the Uniformed Public Services.

Successful completion of this course can open the door to a career in a variety of public services, including the police, fire service, military, security industry, prison service or as a paramedic. You may also progress to further study at university to study forensic science, public health and protection, or management. MidKent College offers progression through its HND in Public Services.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths at grade C/4 or above.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Chitchalena Charvetto

      Which programme did you complete at MidKent College? I studied the Level 3 in Public Services at Maidstone Campus and finished in 2017/18 Did you have an idea of what career/degree you wanted to do when you started the programme? I always wanted to be a combat medic in the army (RAMC) but due to medical reasons I could not, however now I ...