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NCFE Level 1 Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services

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Level 1
Minimum entry age
Credit Value
This qualification is for learners aged pre-16 and above and is suitable for use within a study programme.

This qualification aims to provide informed and prepared potential recruits. It will enable learners to prepare to make a recruitment application or provide a basis for further study and progression towards the entry qualification of a specific service. It provides learners with an insight into the practical qualities they require, not only for uniformed services, but also for employment in general.

Qualification Specification

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Summary of Changes

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Purpose Statement

This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Sample Portfolio - Unit 1 (Merit)

Sample Portfolio - Unit 1 (Pass)

Evidence and Grading Tracker

This Evidence and Grading Tracker can help learners to keep track of their work.

Mandatory units

  1. Investigate Employment Opportunities in the Uniformed Services (D/505/9141)
  2. Well-Being and Physical Fitness for the Uniformed Services (K/505/9143)
  3. Team Working Skills in the Uniformed Services (M/505/9144)
  4. Developing Self-Discipline for the Uniformed Services (A/505/9146)
  5. Health and Safety in the Uniformed Services (F/505/9150)

Optional units

  1. Carry Out Map Reading and Navigation (F/505/9147)
  2. Participate in Competitive Sport (R/505/9153)
  3. Participate in an Adventurous Activity (D/505/9155)
  4. Explore Volunteering and Volunteering Opportunities (H/505/9271)

Pathway to progression

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