Uniformed Public Services (Extended Diploma) // Level 3

The course for you if ...

You’re set on a career in the forces but want to have the option of progressing to university or further developing your abilities within your chosen field.

From map reading to teamwork and leadership, you will gain a variety of skills and hands-on experience that will prepare you for life in the Uniformed Services.

Other areas of study include drill and discipline, communication, fitness theory and development, and competitive team sports and activities.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C(4) or above (including English Language and Maths); or equivalent. 

You can progress from a relevant Level 2 qualification. You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor and have a good level of fitness. 


Assignments based across 18 units.

Progression & Careers

You could move on to a higher-level qualification in a specialised area at college or university, or a career in the Uniformed Public Services.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 3
Attendance Full-time
Duration Two years
Campus Coast Road Campus