Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Police and Public Services
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Bangor

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

Would you like to develop a career in the uniformed public services?

This programme is suitable for students wishing to follow a career in uniformed services e.g. fire service, police, army, navy etc.

The programme is appropriate for learners who are active in their fitness and learning. It has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment, or progression to Level 3 courses.

The course involves a full day of outdoor activities within which you will be challenged both physically and mentally. This will require the correct clothing and a positive attitude towards developing yourself.

It is delivered using a mixture of practical, work-related and theoretical tasks and activities.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.


The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)


  • External assessments
  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation


Completion of this course will provide you with various options in employment and education.

You will have gained a valuable insight into the uniformed public services, along with the training and qualification to help you succeed. As well as progressing into the public service of your choice, you will also have the option of going into other professions such as local authority employment or security work.

If you wish to proceed onto advanced studies, you will be able to choose from a number of Level 3 courses, particularly if you achieve a Distinction at Level 2.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Public Services Level 3
  • Sport (Outdoor Adventure) Level 3
  • Sport (Performance and Excellence) Level 3
  • Sport (Sport and Exercise Science) Level 3
  • Sport (Sports Coaching, Development and Fitness) Level 3

Would you like to apply for this course?