Diploma in Pre-Uniformed Services Level 1

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code LC1
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time



If you want to enter the uniformed services, signing up to a Pre-Uniformed Services course will get you marching on the right path.

What will I be doing?

You will benefit from an individually planned programme of learning to suit your needs.

Ultimately, our accredited courses will build your general knowledge, improve your fitness and prepare you to deal with all challenges. When you are ready for the next stage, we can help you with the application process.

Throughout the programme you will

• Prepare for entry into the uniformed services

• Investigate employment in the uniformed services

• Explore different aspects of physical fitness

• Develop team working and problem-solving skills

• Work on your English and maths

• Gain an understanding of health and safety

• Develop your map reading and navigation skills

• Follow the uniformed services routine

• Take part in various extra-curricular activities


The course content is based on the common uniformed service syllabus and includes:

• Fieldcraft (learning how to live in the field)

• Physical fitness (military testing, circuit training and well-being)

• Drill (marching)

• First aid

• Map reading/navigation

• Self-defence

• Nutrition and health

08.30 Iron kit for inspection 

09.00 First parade (Registration)

09.30 Physical training, including: • Circuit training • Personal fitness • 1.5-mile run • Battlefield PT • Military-style fitness • Team games • Gym session

11.30 Online personal development

12.15 Iron kit for inspection 

12.45 Lesson. Subjects include: • First aid • Map reading • Military skills • Maths* • English* 

15.30 Block Jobs: • Clean equipment • Clean work area


Parachuting at Hibaldstow Airfield, North Lincolnshire

The parachute jump is used to raise funds for SSAFA, the UK’s oldest armed forces charity. So, not only will you be doing something exhilarating and exciting – you will also be raising money for a very worthwhile cause.

We also arrange other visits, including:

• Royal Armouries • Eden Camp • National Arboretum • Army ‘Look at Life’ weeks in Strensall, Yorkshire • RAF Regiment `Look at Life` weeks at the RAF base in Honington, Suffolk • Three peaks challenge in the Yorkshire Dales

As part of our ongoing commitment to offering the best possible learning experience, when you enrol on one of our courses we will give you the opportunity to take part in a range of practical activities across the country.

Nationwide Expeditions

Get ready to put your newly acquired skills to the test in the great outdoors! During your stay, you will take part in a range of fun and challenging activities which include: rock climbing, walking, abseiling, map reading, command and leadership tasks, and military fieldcraft.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.  All applicants will be invited to an interview.