Pre-uniformed service diplomas in Sheffield (Learning Curve): Course content & entry requirements

Learning Curve Group is seeking expressions of interests for its Pre-uniformed Services diplomas and certificates, which are delivered in Sheffield at Manor Top Army reserve centre in S12.

The course is designed for individuals who are interested in a career in the uniformed services, such as the Royal Navy, armed forces, police or fire brigade, and Royal Air Force.

About the course

You will benefit from an individually planned programme of learning to suit your needs. Ultimately, our accredited courses will build your general knowledge, improve your fitness and prepare you to deal with all challenges. When you are ready for the next stage, we can help you with the application process

The course content is based on the common uniformed service syllabus and includes:

  • Fieldcraft (learning how to live in the field)
  • Physical fitness (military testing, circuit training and well-being)
  • Drill (marching)
  • First aid
  • Map reading/navigation
  • Self-defence
  • Nutrition and health

A Day in the Life

08.30 Iron kit for inspection

09.00 First parade (Registration)

09.30 Physical training, including:

  • Circuit training
  • Personal fitness 1.5-mile run
  • Battlefield PT
  • Military-style fitness
  • Team games
  • Gym session

11.30 Online personal development

12.15 Iron kit for inspection

12.45 Lesson. Subjects include:

  • First aid
  • Map reading
  • Military skills
  • Maths*
  • English*

15.30 Block Jobs:

  • Clean equipment
  • Clean work area

Diploma / certificate options

  • LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA FOR ENTRY TO THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
  • LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA FOR ENTRY TO THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
  • LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE FOR ENTRY TO THE UNIFORMED SERVICES

Throughout these programmes you will:

  • Prepare for entry into the uniformed services
  • Investigate employment in the uniformed services
  • Explore different aspects of physical fitness
  • Develop team working and problem-solving skills
  • Work on your English and maths
  • Gain an understanding of health and safety
  • Develop your map reading and navigation skills
  • Follow the uniformed services routine
  • Take part in various extra-curricular activities

Entry requirements

All candidates will be invited to attend a pre-course interview at one of our Military Academies.

Expressions of interest should go to the Sheffield Engagement Support Officer:

Tel: 07485 310526

Manor Top Army reserve centre
Hurlfield Road
Sheffield
S12 2AN

Download the full prospectus

You can download the full Learning Curve Group Pre-uniformed Services prospectus, featuring information on the courses listed above plus the associated Sport, Gym Instructing and Personal Training offers, by clicking here.