About The Course
This course is a basic introductory programme to the Uniformed Protective Services where you will develop a broad foundation of practical skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills that are required to pursue a career in this industry. You will be encouraged to gain an understanding of a range of different uniformed public services and develop key skills such as teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
Two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English. Learners must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment for their for the Protective Services and the development of their own leadership, teamwork, fitness levels and communication skills.
Progress routes include the Level 2 Diploma, on successful completion of the course and completing GCSEs taken. Students wishing to progress must also have an exemplary record for attendance, punctuality and commitment to study. You will also be a good position to progress onto a number of alternative Level 2 courses, employment within the Protective Services or a Level 2 apprenticeship.
Some example units include:
- Wellbeing and Fitness for Protective Service
- Protective Service Careers
- Personal Skills for the Protective Services
- Managing your Health at Work
- Practical Teamwork in the Protective Service
- Map Reading
- Protective Service Incidents
- Planning and Participating in an Event
- Expedition Skills
- Developing Personal Skills for Leadership
Level 2 Diploma in Protective Services (Public Services)
You will learn through a variety of theory and practical sessions and be assessed via a range of methods including:
- Written reports
- Practical observations
A variety of work experience opportunities including stewarding at public events, overnight visits with the Army, public charity events or emergency service role plays. Students will also attend guest lectures from a variety of Protective Services personnel.