First Diploma Public
Intermediate Level Course)
First Diploma Pre-Uniform Service course is designed to give young men
and women an insight into
life in a uniform service. Classroom theory is put into
practice in a series of expeditions and practical exercises which
develop skills in
navigation, teamwork and leadership. The challenging nature
of the activities on the course will help improve the studentıs confidence
and ability to cope under pressure. Physical fitness is an important
aspect of the course, although not a
prerequisite for entry.
Safety and Hygiene
Reading and Land Navigation
Skills (Drill and Routine)
of a Uniformed Service
and Problem Solving
are assessed through assignments, observation and practical tests.
are no formal entry requirements for this course but applicants will
require a basic level of
numeracy and communication skills. They will also need
to provide satisfactory references.
who successfully complete this course are eligible for direct entry into
the uniformed services in the non-commissioned ranks. Alternatively they
can progress to the advanced course.
course is subject to validation)