Preparation for Uniformed and Emergency Services NQ

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to give candidates an insight into the various employment opportunities within the uniformed and emergency services, and to prepare them for the full range of army entrance tests, including core skills and fitness. Graduates from this course have continued to further study, e.g. NQ and employment in related fields.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for applicants.

Entry is at the discretion of the course team and you might be required to attend an interview.

In this course you will study;

  • circuit training;
  • mountain biking;
  • external activities and events;
  • team building;
  • hill walking;
  • orienteering and map reading;
  • contextualised to work on three main objectives: fitness, confidence and knowledge.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the course can lead to progression to a variety of programmes within the college, such as NQ Outdoor Pursuits, NC Sport and Fitness.

Some candidates continue to employment in related fields. In particular, a high proportion of students on this course successfully gain entry into the Army.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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