Level 3 Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services (ambulance)

This qualification is for learners who are looking to develop general knowledge and interpersonal skills to aid recruitment into the ambulance services. The qualification also focuses on aspects of physical fitness for entry to the ambulance services. The qualification also holds UCAS points and therefore can support with progression into higher education, ultimately leading to employment. This qualification also holds UCAS points.

Aims of the course

These are to:

  • Provide and understand career opportunities within ambulance services
  • Identify personal development required to apply for entry into ambulance service
  • Prepare potential candidates for an entry process for ambulance service
  • Understand components of health and wellbeing that contribute to physical fitness
  • Understand authority in the ambulance services
  • Understand the meaning of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Enable learners to evaluate own performance following an entry process


This qualification consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units.

Mandatory units are:

  1. Prepare for a career in a chosen uniformed service
  2. Develop aspects of physical fitness for entry to the uniformed services
  3. Develop leadership skills
  4. Equality, diversity and inclusion

Optional Units:

Learners can choose 2 optional units once they enroll on the course.

How the course is delivered

The course is delivered via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which provides access to case studies, learning materials and activities, presentations and web links. Online tutor support and guidance is provided throughout the course, where learners can interact with the tutors, get feedback on their progress and submit their work electronically. This helps you to build relevant skills progressively, as you receive feedback and support from your tutor. As the course is delivered online, this enables you to learn any time, any place through immediate access to VLE. Face to face interactions will be conducted through video sessions


All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.


After successful completion students will gain OFQUAL regulated qualification ‘NCFE Level 3 Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services’. This will be quoted on the final certificate.

Career progression

This qualification provides learners with a good insight into the skills and knowledge they require to start a career in ambulance services

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for learners aged pre-16 and above who may be considering a career within or associated with the Public Services industry. It may also be used as an entry requirement to apply for university (80-280 UCAS points depending on grade achieved).

What kind of support do I get during the course?

  • 24/7 online access to resources
  • Practical exercises, short case studies and examples that will prepare you for the final assessment
  • Tutor support
  • Access to elibrary for books, journals, whitepapers etc.


Please contact us for course fee and customised monthly payment plan

If you require any additional information please complete the form below:


6 months.
Student study commitment would be a minimum of 5-6 hours a week.

Enrol Now

To enrol for the course, please fill the form below or contact us at 020 8658 8536 or email us at info@apeducationonline.co.uk

Enquire Now