The Cornwall College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Developed in association with the civil resilience and emergency response sector, local authorities, emergency services and the voluntary sector, this programme suits those looking for a career in the emergency services or those looking to develop a career in the rescue and emergency management sector, in the UK and overseas.
This innovative foundation degree is intended to provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the areas of managing emergencies, community engagement, casualty care, planning and technical response to search and rescue incidents and emergency situations.
The programme is well respected within the industry and with hard work and the requisite UCAS points it will serve as an excellent stepping stone on to paramedic science programmes.
The strength of this programme lies in the staff who deliver it. The programme manager has 30 years’ experience as a police officer, specialising in search, rescue and emergency management within a multi-agency environment, and current Chair of Cornwall Search and Rescue Team. Other tutors include a serving fire-fighter, a paramedic and a rescue and climbing instructor. All tutors are experts in their fields and their accumulated experience will provide a considerable resource for you.
The curriculum combines academic research and experiential learning to enable you to develop new skills and knowledge, which you will be able to apply to a wide range of situations. The foundation degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide operational support, improve inter-agency working and continue your higher education study. There are no formal examinations and assessment is through a mix of essays, reports, presentations and practical assessments.
BSc (Hons) Emergency Sector Management & Interoperability (Level 6 Only)
Humanitarian Relief Agencies
Local Authority or Civil Contingencies
Learner and Pastoral Support
We pride ourselves on our student focused, friendly and supportive environment. Our dedicated support team are available for regular or ad hoc 1:1 learning or pastoral support needs. If you wish to speak to one of our support team at any time throughout the application process, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please email: email@example.com to book your place.
Current Year 1 Modules - Search Management - Personal & Employability Skills Development - The Role of the Voluntary Sector in Rescue and Emergency Management - Health, Well-being and Fitness in the Emergency Sector - Patient Assessment - Operational Firefighting - Research Skills. Current Year 2 Modules -Technical Rescue - Research Project - Resource Management - Managing Incidents & Emergency Situations - Emergency Planning & Contingency Management - Managing Patients from Hostile Environments
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bicton College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We can accept applications from UK/EU nationals who live outside the EU, however The Cornwall College Group is unable to accept applications from non-UK/EU nationals who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK at this time.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||From acceptable level 3 qualifications. Plus GCSEs at grade c/grade 4 or above in English Language, Science and Mathematics: alternatives at level 2 may be considered.|
|A level||48 tariff points to include at least 32 from A2 level qualification/s|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||In an appropriate subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE with at least 45 credits at level 3|
|Scottish Higher||48 tariff points in appropriate subjects|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||48 tariff points in appropriate subjects.|
If you are unsure if your qualifications meet our entry requirements, or if you are a mature applicant with no formal qualifications, please contact us at: 01579 372358 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.bicton.ac.uk
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,950||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,600||Year 1|
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