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Air and Defence (Public Services) First Diploma Level 2

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Course overview

This course, as part of New College Stamford’s Air and Defence Career College is an amazing opportunity to pursue a career with the RAF within the Public Services pathway in job roles such as a Regiment Gunner.

A blend of practical and theory activities with a range of assessment methods including 3 hours per week of personal training to develop your physical fitness. These activities will ensure you are well equipped to pass RAF basic recruit training and as a student of the Air and Defence Career College you will be guarenteed a place (subject to entry criteria).

 

What Does The Programme Include

The curriculum for the Air and Defence Career College is packed with enrichment activities ranging from expert guest speakers from our industry partners, to existing visits to RAF bases and industry workplaces, along with residential visits and adventure training.

You will undertake 30-hours of work-related activity linked closely to the Defence industry

You will participate in 3 days of activity around Science, Technology, English and Maths (STEM) led by The Royal Society of Engineers

You will participate in general and trade RAF station visits

You will participate in a week-long residential visit developed by the RAF

You will participate in outdoor and adventurous activities, including high/​low ropes activities; climbing and canoeing

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4/​C or above including English and maths, or a Merit in Public Services Diploma Level 2 or the Air and Defence (Public Services) First Extended Certificate Level 2

Need to re-sit? No problem. If you don’t achieve a Grade 4/​C in GCSE maths or English, you’ll resit the exams with us and we’ll help you prepare.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

There are no exams for this course. You will be assessed through written assignments, presentations and practical tasks. You will be assessed against the BRTC Attitude Goal Requirements at Grade A throughout your study

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to join the RAF. If you decide to not enter the RAF, you can still progress to employment, an apprenticeship, or further study of degrees in Policing, Law, Criminology, Politics, War and Terrorism Studies or to a range of careers in the Uniformed Public Services.

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