The BSc (Hons) Aviation Fire & Rescue degree is a vocationally focussed programme intended to prepare students for employment within the aviation fire & rescue services and enhancing existing members of the emergency services career prospects and professional skills. It will enable students to critically assess the operational requirements of aviation and local authority fire and rescue services through a problem-solving approach and present the outcomes in a structured and coherent manner.
Indicative Course Structure (Info correct on July 2016).
Developed in conjunction with the UK Aviation sector, this vocational degree offers a well-balanced highly relevant professional programme for those working in the Airport and Rescue and Firefighting Service (ARFFS), those contemplating a career change and for students seeking a career in this dynamic and vibrant industry, both military and commercial
A number of services and training providers contribute to the online curriculum design and content, and the programme will include a variety of learning environments to consider current aiport practice and policy. This award is specifically and uniquely designed to equip students for a future career as a professional fire fighter or to enhance their career development and advancement. The professionally focused nature of this programme is designed to not only provide knowledge and skills sufficient to seek employment in the ARFFS, but to also establish a firm foundation upon which to build a career. Where practicable, you are encouraged during the years of study, to take on additional voluntary roles, to widen your understanding of wider issues within the ARFFS industry.
Successful completion of this award will equip you for a professional career in the fire and rescue services. You will be expected to engage in a series of highly relevant extra-curricular activities that will allow you to apply your knowledge to practical situations. In addition, all courses provide the academic background and scholarship necessary for postgraduate study at both Masters and Doctoral level.
As a graduate of this course you will be able to demonstrate:
This course is accredited as an approved educational programme by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), the international body for the Fire and Rescue Service. On completion of the course, successful students will, upon application, gain the membership grade of Associate Member of the IFE (AMI Fire E), the highest direct entry grade of the institution. Following submission of a portfolio demonstrating appropriate experience, full Memberships (MI Fire E) will be awarded.
• 220-260 UCAS points with a minimum of 180 points from at least two ‘A’ levels
• BTEC National Diploma grade MMM
• BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMM
• Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience please consult the UCAS tariff tables or contact us before applying.
International student language requirements and application guidance can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply
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The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact 01902 323403
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
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