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Public & Uniformed Services

Military Preparation Diploma L2 - K013

Oval Campus Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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This course is designed to point you in the right direction to achieve quality employment in the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force or Royal Marines. You will improve your teamwork, developing confidence and people skills and also improve your fitness to a standard that will make you eligible for entry to the Armed Forces. You will improve your written and verbal communication skills which will help you meet the strict Armed Forces criteria for entry.

You will be expected to wear a uniform throughout the course and will be expected to maintain it to a high standard. You will also be expected to demonstrate a military attitude in college and in all the work you do, including achieving high standards of attendance and punctuality. You will be expected to take up the opportunity to undertake work experience and/or residential experiences (up to 5 days) across all four services while you are on the course. You will be tutored by ex-military personnel who have a wide range of experience, and who will expect a lot of you.

Entry Guidelines

Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old who have a keen interest in joining one of the armed services.

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above.

Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Uniform £138 Trips £50 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Additional Information


Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
Where can I progress to?
At the end of the course, you could progress to employment in any of the uniformed public services. Please note, however, that all uniformed public services have their own application and selection procedures. For opportunities to continue studying Uniformed Services at Wirral Met, please see Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:


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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2023

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 10:00 — 14:00 Oval Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 15:00 Oval Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 15:00 Oval Campus

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £795.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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