BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services: The units of the course focus on all aspects of working in a Public Service environment. The Course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment, or for progression into Higher Education. The skills developed on this programme will enable learners to meet changing circumstances, whether they arise from a shift in their own sphere of employment, promotion to supervisory or management roles or from general changes in the Public Services environment. The course is aimed at students who would like to join either the emergency services or the armed forces. The programme of study and activities allows participants to develop a good level of awareness before deciding on their future career. Subjects studied will include: Leadership and Teamwork Crime and its effect on society Equality, Diversity and Citizenship Public Service Employment Fitness for Uniformed Services War, Conflict and Terrorism Outdoor Adventurous Expeditions Planning of Major Incidents Understanding of Police Powers Custodial Care Services Career Development Map and Compass Work.
Additional entry requirements
You will need five GCSEs at grades A-C or equivalent, including English. You will need to show a keen interest in joining one of the Public Services and a good general level of fitness. You will have to attend an interview and undertake an assessment to meet the criteria for the course.