What's covered?

This course presents the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required for a successful career in a range of public services including the armed and emergency forces. Units will include government and policies, leadership and teamwork, citizenship, discipline fitness testing, law and crime and effects, police powers dealing with accidents/incidents, diversity and international perspectives, communication and technology. It will also cover expedition skills, map work and navigation, with outdoor adventurous activities.

What do you need?

Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English Language and Maths or equivalent, or Public Services BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Distinction level and Functional English Level 2. Other qualifications and relevant experience will also be considered.

How you are assessed

Written presentations, discussions, assignments and practical activities.

How Long?

2 years

What course next?

You may want to progress to Higher Education and study law, policing or many other public services degrees.

What could this lead to?

Employment in the Police, Fire Brigade, Army, Navy, RAF, Local authorities and many other Public Services career pathways.

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