Uniformed Public Services (Level 5)

West Lothian College


This course is for those considering a career in uniformed and public services. You will have the opportunity to have an experience with a range of the services, for example a look at life with The Royal Marines and The Army.

The course includes:
Nutrition, health and wellbeing; Sports officiating; First aid; Hillwalking; Map reading; Orienteering; Citizenship.

There is an emphasis on improving your personal fitness. You will also have the chance to do the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English. Entry by interview, written test and fitness test.

Applicants must be able to commit to 1 week residential experience during the course.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Fitness and Sports Development (Level 6) or other Level 6 courses at West Lothian College

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level