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Public Services Level 3 BTEC Block C at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This qualification combines sociology, politics and health and fitness with public services. This is a skills based qualification, which is assessed 100% via coursework. There is a physical element to this subject, focusing on fitness, teamwork and leading other students, but this course is predominantly based around understanding the society we live in through the provision of public services including uniformed public services such as the Armed Forces and the Police and non-uniformed services such as Healthcare and Education. You will find the answers to questions such as: Why do we need a government? How do I lead a team? How can I improve my lifestyle? How can I make my local community a better place to live? How can I have a positive interaction with the Police? What causes/prevents wars, conflict and terrorism? Year 1: Government, Policies and the Public Services Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services. Year 2: Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services Understand the Impact of War, Conflict and Terrorism on Public Services Police Powers in the Public Services

Entry requirements

4 GCSE grades at 9 to 4 or equivalent including a minimum of grade 4 (or Pass) in Public Services or similar subject area.

Future opportunities

This course leads onto a BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma in the second year of the course. This qualification can be taken with other Advanced courses as a general preparation for higher study or can assist in the preparation of skills used for employment in many different areas.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 years