NCFE Level 2 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services


The Level 2 Diploma is a specialist practical and vocational qualification.
You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations,activities and demands. The course is designed to give you an insight into the practicalities and realities of working within a public service organisation. The course has a range of diverse and challenging topic areas offering an introduction to the skills you will need when working in the public sector.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Modules may include:

Volunteering, Law and its impact, Working Skills, Public Services and Community, Crime, Citizenship, Employment Skills, and Security and Employment in the Public Services.

You will study English and Maths as part of your programme at the appropriate level for you.

Am I right for the course?

You need a willingness to learn the self discipline of Public Services work, motivation, commitment and enthusiasm to participate in physical activity and voluntary activities in your spare time.

Three GCSEs with 3 points or at Grade D or above or a Level 1 qualification.

What Next?

Successful completion will allow you to progress onto a more advanced course such as the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services or other Level 3 qualification.

Recent students have secured places on degree courses in sociology, crime and psychology, law, outdoor and adventure activities and health and social care.

Potential careers:

  • Soldier
  • Coastguard
  • Detective
  • Dog Handler
  • Emergency Services
  • Control Room Operator
  • Firefighter
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Police
  • Prison Officer
  • RAF
  • Security Officer

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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