Certificate in Uniformed Services

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Gardyne Campus


This course covers aspects including: Physical Fitness (boot camp, water-based fitness, circuits, resistance & CV training), Adventure Activities (Mountain Biking, Hill Walking etc.) Fitness Testing, Leadership, Teamwork and also Communications, Numeracy and ICT. In addition, learners will develop their vocational knowledge and employability skills through the on-going input of industry partners in the civilian and military services, which provides a unique insight to the real-life experiences of those working in the uniformed services. Throughout the course learners will be supported through the application process by a variety of uniformed and emergency services.

Entry Requirements

At interview, applicants are required to explain their experience, interests, knowledge and skills relevant to their chosen career in the uniformed/emergency services. They must demonstrate ability, understanding and a clear commitment to succeed. All applicants’ fitness levels will be assessed by gym-based fitness tests.

Progression Routes

Army, Navy, RAF, Fire Service and Police amongst others. Progression to a relevant sports course may also be applicable.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

32 weeks


Sport, Fitness and Uniformed Services

SCQF Level