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Uniformed Services Extended Certificate Level 2

Level 2 - Intermediate

Uniformed Services Extended Certificate Level 2

This is an ideal course for those interested in a career within the Uniformed Public Services, such as the Police, Fire and Rescue Service, Armed Forces and Coastguard. The course is delivered by personnel who have a wealth of operational experience across a broad range of Uninformed Public Services. Their guidance will help you develop the skills required for your chosen career path.

The majority of the course is practically based where skills and knowledge are developed through a portfolio of case studies, reports, projects, role plays, presentations and discussions. This will be augmented by two externally marked examinations. On completion of the course you will have a basic understanding of the key elements and components of the industry. The majority of studies will be carried out in the classroom completing practical projects and taking part in discussions. You will also be required to take part in educational trips and visits relevant to the core subjects you will be learning.

Trips may include activities such as white water rafting, camping and mountain biking or may be research based trips to locations such as the Peak District or even New York!

Throughout the course you will study a range of units such as: the Role and Work of Public Services; Citizenship; Sport and Recreation; Expedition Skills; and Responding to Incidents. There is also a requirement that you undertake work experience with a relevant employer. You will also undertake a practical expedition, in addition to a number of other relevant visits.