This is an academic two year course that will provide students with the working knowledge of a variety of public services and inform them of the employment opportunities available. It will be of particular interest to individuals who wish to enter and pursue a career in the Police Service, the Fire & Rescue Service, the Ambulance Service, the Armed Forces, Prison and Security Services or HM Customs & Excise.
The range of skills developed on the course can be transferred to a broad spectrum of vocations, past students have gone on to become police officers, soldiers, teachers, managers of major supermarket chains, and work within the fitness industry. Over the 2 year period you will study a range of 18 different units that include:
Citizenship & Diversity
Behaviour & Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services
Physical Preparation, Health & Wellbeing
Teamwork, Leadership & Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services
Government & the Protective Services
Skills for Outdoor Activities & the Uniformed Services
Professional Development in the Uniformed Protective Services
Year 2 - 5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 including maths and English along with a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Public Services.
Course Skills & Benefits
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Sports Hall, Strive Fitness Suite, visits/residential to various uniformed services establishments (Army, Royal Navy ect.). Presentation teams from a number of emergency services visit throughout the year. Specialist activity centres are frequently used to deliver sessions of rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, caving and expeditions.
19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.