The level of outcomes cover both Level 1 and Level 2 at Award, Certificate, Extended Certificate levels targeted towards each individual learner. This curriculum can complement existing mainstream education, or establish learning for those who have struggled with engagement and motivation. The duration of the programme is based on individual requirements and training can be delivered over a full week for EOTAS pupils or just a day for those looking to secure the Key Stage 4 qualifications. (KS3 learners can be allocated on case by case basis)

When and Where           

The Military Preparation School is a national company that is constantly growing. We currently have numerous locations across England and Wales which can be found on the website where we have dedicated MPS instructors. Additionally, we have an embedded provision where learners can access more locations at the Military Preparation Colleges.

Provisions range from 1 to 5 day dependant on location and learner requirements. Prices are dependent on location and number allocated, will include uniform and qualification registration costs as well.

Courses available

  1. BTEC Level 2 Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community  (Certificate / Extended Certificate)
  1. City and Guilds Level 2 in Employability Skills (Award to Ext Certificate)
  1. City and Guilds Level 1 in Employability Skills (Up to Extended Award – Sep 2016 onwards)
  1. Engagement only programme

To see more about our courses in depth, please click here.

How will learners be assessed?

Learners will be regularly assessed through portfolio work and vocational experience/activities.


50% of the course is Physical Training. Learners will take part in various engaging and active activities such as; military training days, personal fitness assessments, obstacle course, intersection competitions, community projects, award ceremonies and an overnight exercise.

Progression options

  • Possible careers
  • BTEC and City & Guilds Diploma in both qualifications.
  • MPCT – College
  • Further education

Public Services for example:-

  • Armed Forces
  • Police / Fire Service / Paramedics
  • Sports / Fitness
  • NHS
  • Coastguard