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Qualification name Diploma in Public Services
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Gateway Qualifications Limited
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost description Please enquire
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

This qualification is aimed at people with desire to be employed within any of the Uniformed Public Services apart from the Ambulance service where you would need to look at Health and Social Care with GCSEs in Maths, English and Biology. This is a base level course for individuals with a certain interest in studying to progress further in this field.

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

The Isle of Wight College hasstandard entry requirementsfor full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied. We will work with you to determine your suitability for the qualification. Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade 3/D or above including Maths and English language, progressing students may require a minimum of Level 1 qualification in your chosen subject at Merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.

View the key features of this course.

The Level 2 Certificate in Public Services is a practical and theoretical qualification that aims to provide learners with a base level of knowledge and skills within the realms of the Uniformed Public Services, offering progression routes to higher qualifications. You will undertake a number of units covering core knowledge and skills competencies in a variety of topics relevant to the Uniformed Public Services. Topics will include: Adventurous Activities. Developing Personal Health and Well-Being. Career Planning and Progression. Fitness Testing and Training. Planning and Undertaking Expeditions. Building an Understanding of the Uniformed Public Services. Basic Day to Day Management of Personal kit and Equipment. Volunteering Activities within the wider community. You will learn about Military Drill and Services Routines. Enhanced Soft Skills such as Clear Communication, Teamwork, Time-Management, Confidence, interview techniques and many more. As well as Leadership Skill. Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (Bronze, Silver, Gold) Plus any other topics that tutors/co-ordinators feel necessary to include in learners development.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You will undertake learning and assessment in a range of environments and methods. Examples would include classroom and ICT based learning, practical participation and demonstrations of competence required to join the Uniformed Public Services as well as days out and visits to or from various Arms of the Public Services.

This qualification allows you to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to progress to further study within the Uniformed Public Services based at Level 3 or a Sports based Programme.

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Name The Isle Of Wight College - Newport
Address The Isle Of Wight College
Medina Way
Isle Of Wight
PO30 5TA
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