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Overview

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.

Course description

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.

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.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

Satisfaction rating Recommendation rating
100/100 88/100
Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends