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NQF BTEC Level 2 Award in Public Services at De Aston School

Course description

This is a practical, work-related course which covers the skills needed to enter the armed, emergency, security and other government or voluntary-funded services. You learn by completing tasks, projects and assignments that are based on realistic public services or related situations and activities.

What will I learn?

You will complete by the end of Year 12.

Core units:

  • Unit 1 – The Role and Work of the Public Services
  • Unit 2 – Working Skills in the Public Service Sector

Optional units: We can pick from a range to suit the needs and interests of the class. You will study two of these units:

  • Unit 3 – Employment in the Public Services
  • Unit 4 – Public Services and Community Protection
  • Unit 5 – Health, Fitness and Lifestyle for the Public Services

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade E and above, including English Language and Maths. A vocational qualification will be considered as an equivalent to a GCSE qualification provided that at least a Level 1 Pass has been achieved overall. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact De Aston School directly.

Last updated date: 18 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September