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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
Purchase of Kit and/or Education Trips is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied. A tailored individual package will be developed for you depending on which course you have chosen
This course is designed for people who are interested in a career in the Public Services, e.g. ambulance, fire and rescue, police and prison services, as well as the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army and Royal Air Force. e.
The Level 2 Diploma provides opportunities for you to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.
You will require 4 GCSEs at A*- D including Maths and English/Welsh, or completion of a full vocational programme at Level 1 which must also include GCSE Maths & English/Welsh at grades A*-D or equivalent such as Level 1 ESW Communications and Application of Number. Plus satisfactory references
You will be invited to attend an interview. During this interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
What will I study?
You will study a range of units such as Employment in the Uniformed Public Services, Public Service Skills and Improving Health and Fitness for Entry to the Public Services. In addition to these units, you will study the Essential Skills of Communication, Application of Number and ICT.
How will I be assessed?
To gain the Level 2 Diploma in Public Services you must complete a range of written and practical assessments. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. You will receive feedback on your progress throughout the course. You will need to be prepared to participate in regular physical fitness activities and outdoor activities as part of your course assessments. You will also have to complete externally marked exams.
Career Opportunities and Progression
On successful completion of this course and gaining a distinction grade, you may be able to progress to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services.