Course: Policing and Uniformed Services Level 3

Study Level

Level 3


Lowestoft Campus


Two Years



Do you dream of a career in the police, military, or other uniformed services, helping others and making a difference in a wide range of roles in the UK or overseas?

The Level 3 Policing route is equivalent to three A Levels, with units focussing on careers, leadership and teamwork, policing in the UK, crime scene investigation, criminology, and physical fitness. You will develop skills in processing crime scenes and taking witness statements, learning how to give evidence in court as a police officer as well as physical fitness for entry into the police.

The Level 3 Uniformed Services route is equivalent to two A Levels, with units focussing on careers, leadership and teamwork, physical fitness, war and terrorism, outdoor activities and communication in the uniformed services. You will experience a variety of trades in a termly rotation to provide you with skills and experience in areas that the military trains in and students with high grades will be supported to apply for military officer training such as that offered at Sandhurst.

Why study with us?

  • You will be taught by industry specialists with years of experience in the police, military, and other uniformed services.
  • Previous Uniformed Services students have benefited from a three-week trip top California as part of the Turing Scheme, working with the United States Space Force and Los Angeles Police Department
  • You will have a professional uniform as part of your college kit representative of the pathway you’re on- blue for police and green for uniformed services.


You will need to have achieved GCSEs at grade 4 and above, and attend an in-person interview. You will be supported to resit either a GCSEs in Maths or English alongside your course if needed.



Assessment will be though written assignments, practical tasks, presentations, self-reflection journals, professional posters and report writing in the style of the public services. There are no exams with this course.



You can progress on to Policing and Uniformed Services Level 3 at the college.

Successful completion of the qualification could lead to a police degree apprenticeship, army training, or into work in the services, policing or similar degrees.

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