The objective of this qualification is to provide informed and prepared potential recruits to the uniformed services. It will enable learners to prepare to make a recruitment application or provide a basis for further study and progression towards the entry qualification of a specific service.

Qualification: NCFE Level 1 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services
Entry requirements: Aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHC plan
Course delivery: Full-time

Course content:

  • Investigate employment opportunities
  • Well-being and physical fitness
  • Team working skills
  • Developing self-discipline
  • Health and safety
  • Participate in an adventurous activity
  • Explore volunteering

This course is available at the Osmaston Road Campus.

Please email training@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk, telephone 01332 854646, or click the button below to message us.

Course Snapshot

Uniformed Services

Would you like to work as a police officer, fire fighter, paramedic or in the armed forces?

The objective of this qualification is to provide informed and prepared potential recruits to the uniformed services. It will enable learners to prepare to make a recruitment application or provide a basis for further study and progression towards the entry qualification of a specific service.

This course is available at the Osmaston Road Campus.

✅ Investigate employment opportunities

✅ Well-being and physical fitness

✅ Team working skills

✅ Developing self-discipline

✅ Health and safety

✅ Participate in an adventurous activity

✅ Explore volunteering

NCFE Level 1 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services

Aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHC plan

  • Paramedic
  • The Army
  • Firefighter
  • Community Support Officer
  • Police Officer

You could also come back and complete more courses with us.

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What is it like to study with YMCA Key College?

  • Tailored learning
  • Achievement ceremonies
  • Relaxing break-out rooms
  • Calm and friendly atmosphere
  • Free meals such as breakfast and lunch *
  • Bursaries *
  • Resources provided, including uniforms where appropriate such as “chef whites”
  • Help with travel costs to and from our campuses (e.g. bus/train fares)
  • Help with job searches, applications, CVs and preparing for interviews
  • Access to various work experience and volunteer opportunities
  • Roll-on, roll-off courses which means you can be start at any point throughout the year
  • Through an individualised timetable
  • Through studying for qualifications in a range of subjects for the workplace, all of which include employability, personal development, Maths and English
  • Through a work experience placement where possible/relevant

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