Level 3

Protective Services


2 years


Rush Green


Sep 2022


Adult 19+

This course is practical and hands-on!

It includes a range of land-based activities like rock climbing, and there's a week-long residential trip to Wales run by former Army personnel!

On this course you'll further the skills you've learned at Levels 1 & 2, including teamwork, problem-solving, decision-making and effective communication.

You'll also develop higher-level analytical skills and competence in outward-bound activities.

There are a range of assessments for this course:

  • Practical
  • Observations
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • Written assignments

You'll need 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) and above - ideally including English & Maths - to join the course.

Ryan Karrer (ex-military), Gwen Edwards & Steve Burge (ex-fire fighter).

There's the opportunity to do voluntary work alongside your course, which will help your learning and your job prospects.

Successful completion of this year leads into the second year at Level 3.

After that you can choose between employment and further study at university.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.