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Uniformed Public Services (Level 3) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you are looking to pursue a career in public services but if you’re not quite sure what path you want to take yet.

You’ll learn government policies, team leadership, citizenship, fitness/health for the public services, team development and how to understand discipline.

You can expect to document your learning through a series of presentations, reports, displays, case studies, practical programmes, assignments, group activities and a portfolio of evidence that is used in support of your final grade.

You could also join one of our Sport Academies while studying on this course. Read more about the Sport Academies here.

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Location Date

Location:

664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000216 / Q001251

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/90 Credit/Diploma/Extended Diploma in Public Services

Duration

1-2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and maths – both of these must be grade 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed throughout the course including; written assignments and reports, presentations, research projects, displays, case studies, tests, practical programmes and group activities.

You will also be asked to collate your assessments and produce a portfolio of evidence that is used to assess your final grade.

Progression

Choose to follow with further studies at degree level in a variety of fields, such as social policy, criminology, psychology, social sciences and much more. Career opportunities include Police or Fire and Rescue Service, armed forces, Ambulance Service, NHS, HM Prison Service, HM Revenue & Customs or a career in the Civil Service.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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