BTEC Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services // Level 3

The course for you if ...

You're set on a career in the forces but want to have the option of progressing to university or further developing your abilities within your chosen field.

What will I study?

You will study and gain meaningful skills for a career in the Uniformed Public Services in areas including: Leadership and teamwork; Fitness testing and training for the Uniformed Public Services; Understand the impact of war, conflict and terrorism on Public Services; and Command and control in the Uniformed Public Services.

You will build upon and hone skills learned at Level 2, as well as gaining access to Higher Education for further study. This Diploma is the equivalent of three A Levels.

Progression & Careers

You could move on to a higher-level qualification in a specialised area at college or university, or a career in the Uniformed Public Services.


Assignments based across 18 units.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (including English Language and Maths); or equivalent along with Cs or above in English Language and Maths. You can progress from a relevant Level 2 qualification. You will need a good level of fitness and a successful interview with the course team.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 3
Attendance Full-time
Duration Two years
Campus Coast Road Campus