Military Preparation


Course Title: Level 2 Military Preparation
Course Code: OR238

Department: Military Preparation
Course Type: Full time

The Level 2 Military Preparation Course (MPC) is designed to give you a clear insight into military life and the necessary skills to pass all the Tri Service selection processes. The course achieves this through a variety of activities such as team building, military skills, fitness training and outdoor adventure pursuits.

This course will get you fit, help you work better in a team and give you the necessary skills to go through the first stages of the armed forces recruitment and training with maximum confidence and competence.

During the course you will get hands-on experience at a variety of military camps and training venues and by participating in three multiple day combat exercises with the rifle regiment. This course will help you develop personally and socially and teach you skills transferable to other courses and careers.



Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Investigate employment in the uniformed services
Physical fitness for the uniformed services
Develop team working and problem solving skills
Health and safety in the uniformed services
Follow uniformed services routine
Carry out map reading and navigation
Undertake adventurous activities.

In addition the course will include:
Outdoor adventure, navigation, kayaking, climbing, personal and team challenges
Military work experience at RNAS Yeovilton (potentially with flying experience with the Commando Helicopter Unit)
Military skills
Fitness training
Functional Skills
First aid
Weapons handling
Camps/base visits.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at minimum grades 3/D, including English and maths or equivalent. You will need a high level of enthusiasm for a career in the Armed Forces, enjoy outdoor adventure pursuits and need to complete a work placement.

Next Steps

Entry to the Armed Forces
Level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeships in related subjects

Career Opportunities

Further training to become: army soldier, merchant navy deck officer, police officer, prison officer, Royal Air Force (RAF) airman/woman.