Uniformed Public Services Level 3

Study Level

Level 3

Course Code



Lowestoft Campus


2 Years



The qualification contains mandatory and optional units.

Mandatory units:

  • 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
  • Fitness Testing and Training for Uniformed Public Services

Optional units:

  • Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for Public Services
  • Understand the Impact of War, Conflict and Terrorism on Public Services
  • Land Navigation by Map and Compass
  • Crime and its Effects on Society
  • Command and Control in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Planning and Management of Major Incidents
  • Career Planning for the Public Services
  • Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
  • Custodial Care Services
  • International Institutions and Human Rights
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
  • Security Procedures in the Public Services
  • Employment in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Fitness Testing and Training for the Uniformed Public Services
  • Responding to Emergency Service Incidents
  • Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Public Services

Within your programme of study you will also develop a range of personal skills needed for the Public Service Sector, which are essential for enhancing your performance and employability opportunities:

  • Special Constable Application Programme Suffolk Constabulary
  • Royal Marines Look At Life Course
  • RAF Regiment Look At Life Course
  • Public Disorder Training
  • Development days with the Army, RAF and Royal Marines
  • Guest speakers from various Public Services
  • Leadership and Personal Development Courses
  • National Uniformed Services Competitions
  • Personal Fitness Development

The above gives you the opportunity to boost your CV and the completion of Public Services Applications.


Four subjects at GCSE grade 4 or above (including English Language) or an appropriate Level 2 qualification.

The course would suit 16-19 year old students who have a desire to work within one of the UK’S statutory public services.


You will be assessed throughout the course via:
– Practical demonstrations
– Oral questioning
– Assignment/project work
– Online assessments


Our students have progressed on to courses at a higher level and then found employment within the Army, RAF, Royal Navy, Police, Fire Service, NHS and Prison Service.

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