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Public Services

How long is the course?

1 year full time.

Who is the course for?

Students with an interest in working within public sector occupations such as Local Government Administration, Armed Forces, Police, Military Police, Prison Service, Emergency Fire Services and Security. This course is also for students who wish to progress to other National Vocational qualifications.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment of coursework within a variety of formats.

What could I do after the course?

Students can move directly into employment within the Public Sector or follow further BTEC Level 3 Courses.

What else do I need to know?

Level 2 Certificate = 1 GCSE equivalent A*-C Level 2 Extended Certificate = 2 GCSE equivalents A*-C The course will involve: Practical activities; Liaison with external agencies; Good computer facilities. You will need to be able to manage your own time as you work on assignments though the year.

What will I be studying?

Core Unit:

  • Public Service Skills
Specialist Units:
  • Employment in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Career planning for the Public Services
  • Improving Health and Fitness for Entry to the Public Services
  • ICT and the Public Services

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