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Course Code: C3100
Campus: Castlereagh
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
16 Jun 19

This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels.  You will study and participate in a range of diverse topics which includes, Fitness Training and Testing, Physical Preparation for the Uniformed Public Services, Leadership and Teamwork, Citizenship, Government Policies, Outdoor Education and Emergency Incidents Management. There are no examinations – you will produce a portfolio of evidence containing research, analysis and evaluation for each unit.

The course involves visits and activities and individual research projects, as well as classroom based learning.  You will also develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

There is a £40 fee for the Outdoor Education Residential.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful completion of the course will enable you to enter employment within the public services (Fire, Police, Air Force, Army, Navy, Prison Services) or to undertake higher education study leading to careers in criminology, psychology etc.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at 

All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Contact Information

Contact: Department Secretary, tel: 028 9026 5387 or email: [email protected]