Qualifications

Traineeship – Engagement

Our Engagement course is part of the Traineeship programme and is a great way to get a feel for the Military Preparation College. You will attend for 21 hours a week (3.5 days) and will benefit from increased support to gain confidence on the course before you progress on to the Level 1 Traineeship.

Essential Skills Qualifications form part of the curriculum on the Engagement Programme and will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to progress onto the Level 1 Traineeship.

You can achieve the following Essential Skills Qualifications:

• Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in Essential Application of Number Skills.
• Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in Essential Communication Skills.

Traineeship – Level 1

Our BTEC Level 1 in Public Services course will help you research, prepare and complete the application process for a career in the uniformed services, including the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Police, Ambulance Service and Fire and Rescue Service. You will attend full time for 30 hours (5 days) per week.

During Level 1, you will continue to work through your Essential Skills Qualifications, as well as working towards a BTEC Award, Certificate or Diploma in Public Services.

You can achieve the following Essential Skills Qualifications:

• Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 in Essential Application of Number Skills.
• Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 in Essential Communication Skills.

 

You will study the following modules during your time with us:

 

  • Searching for a job.
  • Conduct at work.
  • Wellbeing and fitness for public service.
  • Public Services group project.
  • Public Services Careers.
  • Improving health and fitness for entry into the Uniformed Public Services.
  • Personal skills for the Public Services.
  • Managing your health at work.
  • Introduction to security work in the Public Services.
  • Practical teamwork in the Public Services.
  • Map reading using ordnance survey maps.
  • Planning and participating in an event.
  • Developing personal skills for leadership.
  • Working as a volunteer.

 

You will gain the skills, confidence and knowledge required to progress on to further study or entry into your chosen public or military service role.