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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Uniform Protective Services

Course Details 

This National Extended Certificate in Uniformed Protective Services is intended to support progression to further study. Its primary purpose is to support post-16 learners in accessing higher education, and ultimately for learners to progress to employment in the uniformed protective services or related areas. 

Modules Studied

Students will study 4 components that are both internally and externally assessed, these are: 

• Unit 2 –Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services 

• Unit 5 –Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services

 • Unit 10/11- Skills for Outdoor Activities and the Uniformed Protective Services/Expedition skills 

What can I do after I have completed this course? 

The uniformed protective services sector is diverse and encompasses uniformed public services such as the police service, the fire and rescue service, the armed services and the prison service. These public services are organised and financed by the government to benefit society. 

There is a wide range of occupations for graduate entry across the uniformed protective services, roles including: 

· Police service 

· Armed services 

· Fire and Rescue service 

· Prison service 

· Law 

· Social Work

· Psychology/Criminology