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Uniformed Services and Sport Level 1

Course code: SFAM100P

Subject area: Public Services

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 1

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

Do you want to make a real difference to peoples' lives? Can you work as well in a team as you can on your own? Love spending time outdoors? Then careers in the Uniformed Services or Sport industry may be just for you! Fitness, teamwork and communication are some of the many skills you will develop on this course.
This course provides an introduction to the exciting and adventure-driven world of Uniformed Services and Sport. You will develop knowledge in public and protective service skills, fitness and training, and career planning. Inspirational trips, excursions, and visits to important local and regional establishments in the industry, such as the Army and the Police, provide exciting experiences and opportunities to develop industry knowledge.This course will help you to develop essential skills and qualities to take you onto the next level of courses in the Uniformed Services, Sport, apprenticeships or employment. The course consists of 7 units which offer a blend of practical and theory based learning and assessment.
Course units
The course is made up of a range of industry driven topics to fully prepare students for their next steps. These include:

• Investigate Employment Opportunities in the Uniformed Services

• Well-being and Physical Fitness for the Uniformed Services

• Developing Self-Discipline for the Uniformed Services

• Health and Safety in the Uniformed Services

• Map Reading and Navigation

• Participate in Competitive Sport

• Team working skills within the uniformed services

What next?
This course provides students with the opportunity to progress to Level 2 qualifications such as the Level 2 Diploma in Public Services and Sport.
Entry criteria
English & Maths GCSE at grade 2 or Level 1 Functional Skills in both subjects
Fee information
A fee of approximately £70 for uniform will need to be paid directly to the supplier. Further information on this will be given during induction.Study trips and visits linked to modules are arranged as part of your programme of study. Fees regarding these trips are listed below with further advisement upon the start of the course. A day trip and induction trip fee will be payable at induction and are correct at the time of writing:Day trip fees: £60 (this covers two trips) Induction trip fee: £130 (Bootcamp Induction trip)There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs, call 01235 216 298 for more information.The 19+ full fee section displays the full fee that may apply. Fee reductions for 19+ are not applicable for this course.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Total Cost: £70.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Total Cost: £70.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Total Cost: £70.00

Qualifications received
NCFE Level 1 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services
Learning & method assessment
The Level 1 Uniformed Services with Sport study programme includes a variety of engaging assessment methods including portfolio and coursework-based submissions.
User skills
This course provides students with a wide range of industry and employability skills to prepare them for their next steps. These include:

• Teamwork

• Communication

• Resilience

• Leadership

• Interpersonal skills

• Professionalism

• Responsibility

• Self-motivation

• Confidence