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Public Services BTEC Level 3 at Franklin College

Course description

This course covers a range of topics relating to work in the public service sector and is aimed at people who are interested in working with others and who have an interest in the social sciences. Modules are aimed at developing understanding of the wider society, as well as psychological and sociological perspectives. You will look at crime and its effects on society, the police force and the power it holds, government policy (in particular, elected representatives) and behaviour management in the public services. Within the second year of the course you will study a further two modules which will build on the knowledge gained in the first year. You will explore the legal and humanitarian rights that citizens are given within the UK. You will cover legislation designed to provide protection against many aspects of discrimination such as age, gender and ethnicity. You will complete your study by looking at leadership and teamwork and how to put theory into practice to ensure teams meet objectives.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE grades A*-C or equivalent to include English Language.


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Future opportunities

This course aims to assist you in preparing for work in all areas of the public sector, including the Probation Service, youth work, Civil Service, nursing and the Police.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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