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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services


About The Course

Our Level 3 programme in Protective Services is designed to prepare you for the nature and pressure of protective services work. The course will give you an insight into the realities of working in a uniformed protective service, the mixture of theoretical and practical subjects are delivered by experienced lecturers from protective service backgrounds, unit content is based on real-life workplace situations, activities and demands and will develop the essential skills and knowledge you will need to work in this sector.

The course is delivered by experienced Lecturers with Protective Services backgrounds. The units are taught via a multitude of engaging and exciting methods including, role plays, guest speakers, trips and expedition alongside traditional lectures and interactive online learning.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4 or above, including English and maths or successful completion of a Level 2 qualification at Merit or Distinction level with GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or above.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for the protective services and the development of their own leadership, teamwork, fitness levels and communication skills.


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Learners will begin on a one-year Foundation Diploma, equivalent to 1.5 A-Levels. Successful completion of year one will lead to progression onto the second year where you will study an additional 90 credits to achieve a fully Extended Diploma, equivalent to 3 A-Levels. Completion of the Extended Diploma will lead to entry to a range of Higher Education programmes, apprenticeships or employment.