Designed to develop and prepare you for a life in either the armed forces or emergency services. This course will focus on supervisory and leadership skills, as well as providing practical knowledge around entering the pathway of your choice. With our range of outdoor facilities on offer to deliver kayaking, canoeing, archery and climbing, this course will enhance your life skills around motivation, organisation and preparing you for your future career.
You will study:
• Government, policies and the public services
• Leadership and teamwork in the public services
• Citizenship, diversity and the public services
• Understanding discipline in the uniformed public services
• Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
• Skills for land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
• Skills for Water Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
• Land navigation by map and compass
• Physical preparation, health and lifestyle for the public services
• Fitness testing and training for the uniformed public services
Students can progress into employment within the public services industry.
Students may have the opportunity to undertake additional short qualifications as part of their course. These are designed to support future careers.
This course is linked to our Sports Teams. Working with respected organisations, our Sports Teams offer competitive fixtures, professional coaching and the opportunity to develop your skills further.
Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, tests and practical observations.
In addition to standard College equipment, students will need appropriate sports clothing for practical activities, warm and waterproof clothing for outdoor activities and a pair of walking boots for expeditions.