Sixth Form Campus
09 Sept 2024
Equivalent to three GCSEs.
For you if you want to explore the skills required to be a member of the Uniformed Public Services such as the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance, Paramedics, Customs & Excise or Security.
You will be expected to have a basic knowledge of teamwork and leadership which will be developed throughout the course. You will further enhance your skills in organising activities and evaluating your performance each term.
Activities will include visiting military establishments in the area and gaining a wider experience of knowledge and career options in the Armed Forces.
Throughout the course, you will participate in activities with the Portsmouth College Combined Cadet Force (CCF) and get the opportunity to complete the National Citizen Service (NCS) course.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3 and above.
You will have a 9.55am start, one lesson in the morning, one in the afternoon and a guaranteed 4pm finish. You will also have at least one morning and one afternoon per week free for private study.
Assessments will comprise 60% personal investigation and 40% externally set practical exam. Your coursework is internally assessed and externally moderated.
On completion of this course, you can progress to opportunities within the uniformed protective services and other careers in team driven environments.
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