Public Services BTEC Diploma Level 2
This course has been designed for students to achieve a level 2 qualification over 2 years. It will give you the skills, discipline and knowledge needed for a career in the public services, including the police service, ambulance service, fire service and armed forces. You will study physical fitness, teamwork, map reading and more. From day one you will begin your training, taking part in adventurous activities and service related drills. You will participate in residential stays, activities and camping trips.
For two years running the success rate for this course has been 100%, this means that all students have achieved their qualification. Still thinking about whether public services is for you? Visit https://www.sccb.ac.uk/latest-news/item/765-thought-about-a-career-in-public-services for more information about the sector.
You will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. This course helps to develop knowledge and skills to work with uniformed public services.
You will need to be able to cope with a programme of physical activity and provide a satisfactory reference regarding attendance, attitude to study and potential for development. You will be assessed throughout the course by assignments and coursework. You will also need to undertake an assessment which will be either a paper-based test, a set task, or an online exam.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.
What areas will I study?
- Public service skills
- Career planning for the public services
- Improving health and fitness
- Adventurous activities and teamwork
Opportunities to gain separate qualifications in English and maths are included in this course.