Level 3 Uniformed Protective Services (Public Services) Study Programme

Course code: SFAS200P

Subject area: Public Services

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

6th Sep 2021 - 1st Jul 2022

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555585

This course covers fundamentals of the uniformed protective services sector and is designed to support learners who want to study uniformed protective services. It will allow learners to access higher education in public services and related areas, and ultimately for learners to progress to employment in the uniformed protective services. This reflects the shift towards increased graduate employment in the sector, for example in the police service.

Topics covered include:
• Citizenship
• Behaviour and Discipline
• Fitness and Health
• Teams and Leadership
• Careers in Uniformed Public Services

Year 1:
• Citizenship and Diversity
• Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services
• Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing
• Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services
• Skills for Outdoor Activities
• Introduction to Criminology

Year 2:
• Global Affairs and the Media
• Government and the Protective Services
• Planning & Responding to Emergency Incidents
• Custodial Care
• Expedition Skills
• Police Powers and the Law
• Criminal Investigation Procedures and Practices
The qualification is intended to carry UCAS points and is recognised by higher-education providers as contributing to admission requirements for many relevant courses. When combined with other qualifications in a two-year study programme, such as our second year Extended Diploma in Protective Services, learners can progress to higher education in a range of disciplines or employment or apprenticeship within uniformed public services.
Joining this study programme is subject to a satisfactory interview and the following achievements:
At least 5 x GCSE grade 4/C or above including either English or maths, or at least achievement of a merit at a full Level 2 qualification and GCSE grade 4/C or above in English or maths
A fee of approximately £80 for uniform will need to be paid directly to the supplier. Further information on this will be given during induction.

Study trips and visits linked to modules will be arranged as part of your programme of study. Any applicable fees regarding these trips will be advised at the start of the course.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any trips as part of your course. If we are able to organise trips during your course, the cost of these will be communicated to you at the time. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page by searching Fees and bursaries link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £55.00

Total Cost: £55.00


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £7,395.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £55.00

Total Cost: £7,450.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £55.00

Total Cost: £55.00

Year 1:
BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services
Year 2:
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services