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Entry Requirements

You will need 3 GCSEs at Grade D

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Full time

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1 academic year

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Key features and Benefits

  • Enjoy exciting trips ranging from visits to RAF Liverpool, Somme Barracks and Outward Bound residential trip to Aberdovey
  • Learn directly from experienced tutors who have considerable experience in the services
  • Take part in work placements with the RAF, Royal Navy or the British Army
  • Guest speakers from uniformed services such as the Territorial Army, Royal Navy, Lancashire Police and Lancashire Fire & Rescue

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  • Overview

    This Level 2 Public Services (Uniformed or Non-Uniformed) course is an introduction to the Public Services sector. The course will introduce you to the different employment opportunities there are within the Public Services and the type of work they do. You will develop and build the skills required for an entry role in Public Services.

    Our Public Services tutors have between them over 40 years of experience and are well equipped to enhance your confidence, teamwork, discipline and communication skills.

    You will take part in practical sessions (both fitness and sport), enjoy guest speakers from the Public services sector and go on residentials.

    From this Level 2 course you can progress directly into the Military or stay within College and progress to Level 3 courses.

  • What will I study?

    During this one year full-time study programme, students will study a wide range of subjects related to the Public Services sector and will be provided with the fundamental skills that are required for working in this disciplined environment. Students will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills both in the classroom and outdoors.

    You will study:

    • The role and work of the Public Services
    • Citizenship
    • Crime and its effect
    • Employment
    • Health and fitness
    • Land navigation
    • Preparing to respond
    • Sport and recreation

    You will take part in weekly fitness and practical sessions.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will need 3 GCSEs at Grade 3.

    If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in your Maths and English Language GCSEs you will be required to work towards a GCSE Grade 4 in these subjects as part of your Study Programme.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed through written assignments and practical observations. There will also be one eternal assessment (exam).

  • What can I do next?

    You may want to get started on your career within the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Airforce, Security or a Prison Officer. You could use this qualification as a stepping stone to:

  • Explore Your Career Options

    Click on each of the Careers to explore more - from top salaries to job descriptions

  • Your Study Programme

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Rated "Good" by Ofsted

January 2022