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Qualification name BTEC Diploma in Public Services
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2023
Cost description To Be Confirmed
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is ideal for candidates who express interest in the emergency services or armed forces and want to get to grips with the basics of public services, getting involved in a whole array of teamwork activities, expeditions, personal and planning skills and improving health and fitness. Although this qualification will not guarantee you a job in the public services, it will set you up with the appropriate skills that employers look on favourably. Alternatively this will provide the perfect platform to progress on to a level 2 course, should you wish to pursue this academic path. -Public Service Careers -Improving Health and Fitness -Personal Skills for Public Services -Practical Teamwork -Map Reading -Planning and Participating -Public Service Project -Introduction to Expedition Skills -Leadership Maths, English and IT will be an important part of your course. You will continue to develop these skills and may work towards a qualification at an appropriate level.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

- 2 GCSE grades at E/2 or above. - Progression from an entry Level 3 certificate or above. - You will need to have a suitable reference and undertake a successful interview.

Find out what material you will need.

You will need to dress smartly and wear an appropriate uniform. You will be expected to attend residential trips during the autumn and summer term. The cost of the course is £60 (for students that do not meet the criteria for student finance support) which covers transport, residential and outdoor activities. In addition to this, uniform must also be bought during the summer term.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

To pass this course you will complete assignments throughout the year. Assignments will include project work- training sessions- essays & reports- role-plays and practical fitness and teamwork sessions.

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Name Blossomfield Campus
Address Blossomfield Rd
West Midlands
B91 1SB
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Phone 0121 678 7000
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