This Skills for Work course is at SCQF level 4 and will give you an introduction to the key aspects of the various uniformed and emergency services, such as Army, Navy, RAF, Police and Fire services; and the career opportunities within them. This includes investigating the roles and responsibilities of a specific service team. Health, safety, fitness and wellbeing will be explored, and learners will participate in practical activities to promote personal fitness and the skills required to deal with unexpected situations.
Learners will research the diversity of communities and how to deal with confrontation, escalation and actions that may be necessary for the services to take to protect the community.
An essential element of UES is effective team working, learners will investigate the benefits of working together and the qualities of effective leadership and followership.
This course consists of four mandatory units:
- Introduction to uniformed and Emergency Services
- Health, safety, fitness and wellbeing
- Engaging with the community
- Working in teams