Public Services Level 2

Course Overview

This is an academic one 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 and Excise.

This course allows students to develop academic and personal skills which can better equip learners with progression on to a level 3 course.

Course Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English.

Course Skills & Benefits

Students on this course may have the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme at Bronze, Silver or Gold depending on your study programme.

Mandatory Units

Over the one year period you will study a range of different units:

Sport & Recreation in the Public Services
The Role & Work of the Public Services
Health, Fitness & Lifestyle for the Public Services
Adventurous Activities in the Public Services
Employability Skills in the Public Services
Volunteering for the Public Services

Course Progression

Level 3 BTEC course in Uniformed Protective Services.

Course Assessment

Assessment is continuous and you will complete a variety of assignments that will assess different skills: these will take the form of presentations, reports, essays or interviews. Each unit studied will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.

A requirement of the course is that those who need to will develop English and maths skills.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time