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Entry to Uniformed Services Course

Level: 1
Duration: 20 weeks

The Entry to Uniformed Services Course is for 16-18 year olds and will develop your state of mind and prepare you for the rigours of military life or uniformed services. Whilst on the programme you will develop and improve essential skills such as physical fitness, communication, teamwork and problem solving as well as developing your confidence and leadership skills.

The aim of the course is to improve your chances of passing not only the selection process to the Armed Forces but passing out of phase 1 training or applying for the Police, Fire Service or Ambulance.

Entry requirements:

You must have completed year 11 and be aged 16-18.

No formal qualifications are required but you will be expected to attend an assessment day

Where will I study:

New for 2019, at our Blackburn site.

  • FREE  training

  • Paid travel expenses*

  • Potential bursary of up to £40*

  • Nationally recognised qualifications available including Maths and English functional skills up to Level 2

  • Progression opportunities into the Uniform Services

  • Careers advisers for one-to-one advice

  • Continued support even after you have completed the programme

*subject to eligibility criteria


Method of delivery

Classroom and outdoor activities.

Who is this for

16 to 18 year olds who have shown an interest in joining the country’s Armed Forces whether it be the British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Royal Marines, or Reserve Forces or currently undecided or the uniformed services.

Useful information

Courses start in September and February

Date last updated:15 January 2019

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