Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma

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If you aspire to a career in one of the uniformed military or emergency public services such as Army, Navy Royal Marines, RAF, Police, Fire, Ambulance or Prison Service in a front-line or support role then this is the course for you. The course combines classroom-based activities with learning through practical and outdoor activities. Skills for public service work are combined with exploring social issues, developing your personal fitness, playing sport and taking part in various outdoor activities. You will further develop your English and Maths through Functional Skills and you will build your IT skills by completing the various elements of the course. These skills will help you complete …

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If you aspire to a career in one of the uniformed military or emergency public services such as Army, Navy Royal Marines, RAF, Police, Fire, Ambulance or Prison Service in a front-line or support role then this is the course for you. The course combines classroom-based activities with learning through practical and outdoor activities. Skills for public service work are combined with exploring social issues, developing your personal fitness, playing sport and taking part in various outdoor activities. You will further develop your English and Maths through Functional Skills and you will build your IT skills by completing the various elements of the course. These skills will help you complete your coursework and prepare for further study or employment.

Modules on this course include public services employment career planning; public service skills; improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed public services; expedition skills; adventurous activities and teamwork, Law and its impact on the individual in public services; English Functional Skills and Maths Functional Skills. You will also learn how to become a more independent learner as the course will develop your analytical and critical thinking skills as well as team working and leadership skills.

Methods of teaching will be varied to provide motivation and interest. DVDs, visits, speakers and activities will be used to supplement the classroom discussions and written assignments. Team work is key to successful completion of both activities and some assignments. Physical exercise is provided through use of the sports hall and on the outdoor activities. The majority of your time will be classroom based.

You benefit from workshop facilities in a computer suite with computers that enable you to complete your course assessments. There are also open access computer resources in the library.

Four GCSE grades DE including English Language and Maths, or achievement on a Level 1 Foundation Pathway including Functional Skills at Level 1.

Employment in the uniformed public services, or similar a Level 3 course such as the Public Services BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diploma, or other advanced level courses.

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