The structure of the NCFE Level 3 Entry to the Uniformed Services Extended Diploma provides an innovative and creative curriculum which combines classroom study with practical outdoor activities. The aim of this qualification is to allow learners to gain transferable skills that can be applied to the workplace or further study. Boston College work in conjunction with Lincolnshire Police and other public service organisations to ensure students gain a realistic learning experience.
This an exciting two-year course, in which you will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours from expert staff from public service and industry backgrounds. During your first year, you will study the Level 3 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services. Upon successful completion of the first year, you will then progress on to the second year to study the Level 3 National Extended Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services. There will be a clear set of values that allow an understanding of the public services and the community, promoting curiosity, independence, resilience and self-awareness.
This qualification also supports progression onto higher education.
The desirable entry qualifications for Level 3 Entry to the Uniformed Services Extended Diploma are five GCSEs which will include a grade 4 in English Language.
Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths or a Merit/Distinction profile in a course related subject will also be considered. Suitability to this course can also be assessed on interview.
The Level 3 Entry to the Uniformed Services Extended Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.
For those aged 19+, this course will cost: £6602.
Year 1, Diploma - £2573.
Year 2, Extended Diploma - £4029.
You may be eligible to study this course for FREE should you be eligible under one of the following criteria:
Alternatively, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £27,295 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.
International and EU Students, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details on fees.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
Upon successful achievement of this course you may progress onto:
Apply to study the BTEC Higher National in Public Services (HNC/HND Level 4/5).
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes.
Level 3 Certificate in Knowledge of Policing.
Public Services Foundation Degree.
BA (Hons) in Public Services.
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