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NC Army Preparation


Where will I study?

This short full-time course will be taught at your local centre.

What qualifications do I need to enrol on this course? There are no specific entry qualifications for this course. Candidates should, however, have a keen interest in the army, fitness and personal development.

Will I receive a recognised qualification? Yes, upon completing the course you will achieve an SQA group award at level 4.

How can I continue to develop my skills? Students who successfully complete the course will be able to present themselves for recruitment into the army where they will be able to build upon and develop the skills they have acquired. Students will also, however, be well prepared for civilian employment or further academic study where they can continue to build upon these newly learnt skills.

Why should I consider an NC Army Preparation course? Do you want to develop team working, confidence building, fitness and other core skills in preparation for a career in the army? Do you want to enhance your employability skills and career prospects with a practical qualification - developed in conjunction with the army- which introduces many core and transferable skills suitable for a variety of employment areas? Do you want to work towards a qualification which will enable you to continue to study at HNC level and beyond? If yes, then this course may well be the right course for you. The NC Army Preparation course has been designed to meet the army’s minimum requirements for physical fitness. Students will study a wide range of disciplines which will prepare them for military service. However, the mandatory and optional units within the course will introduce a series of core and transferable skills which are suitable for a wide variety of employment opportunities - or progression to education at a higher level - in a range of areas including sport, recreation and business.

The course will introduce the following mandatory areas: • Accident prevention and emergency procedures • Map reading and land navigation • Exercise and fitness – circuits and resistance training • Assist with an event • Communication • Information and communication technology • Numeracy

In addition students will undertake a range of units from areas including: Problem Solving, Hill Walking, Orienteering, Mountain Biking, Map Reading within Expedition Leadership, Engaging in the Community, Swimming, Athletics, Working as a Volunteer to support a Community Project and Health, Safety, Fitness and Wellbeing.

Argyll College UHI Ltd is a Scottish Charity, SC 026685

Argyll College UHI At Argyll College UHI we apply stateof-the-art information technologies – including high-speed internet access and video conferencing facilities – to allow as many students as possible to study throughout Argyll’s dispersed communities. What’s more, as one of the 13 colleges and research institutions that make up the recently formed University of the Highlands and Islands, we can now offer our students even better access to a wide choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. This is in addition to our existing, prolific range of vocational, full and part-time further education courses. Argyll College UHI has 13 centres throughout the Argyll region and you can also look at studying many courses at home if you wish. You choose what you study and how you study it. All Argyll College UHI centres are fully accessible for those students with disabilities

To find out more about this course simply contact your nearest centre. Arran Tel: 01770 600 152 Cairndow Tel: 01546 600 070 Campbeltown Tel: 01631 559 670 Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre Tel: 01631 559 830 Craignish Tel: 01546 600 070 Dunoon Tel: 01369 707 182 Fionnphort Tel: 01681 700 377 Islay Tel: 01496 810 130 Lochgilphead Tel: 01546 600 070 Oban Tel: 01631 559 500 Rothesay Tel: 01700 501 000 Tiree Tel: 01879 220 372 Tobermory Tel: 01688 302 801

NC Army Preparation  
NC Army Preparation  

Do you want to develop team working, confidence building, fitness and other core skills in preparation for a career in the army? Do you wan...