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Public Services BTEC Level 3 at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr

Course description

The public services is the largest employer in the UK. The course will aim to teach you all you need to know and the skills required for a career in the Public Services and for further education. By joining us at the Public Services department we will provide you with a learning environment geared to promote skills and personal development that will result in achieving a worthwhile qualification.

Course content

Unit 1 - Government, Policies and the Public Services

1 Know the different levels of government in the UK
2 Understand the democratic election process for each level of government in the UK
3 Know the impact of UK government policies on the public services
4 Be able to demonstrate how government policies are developed

Unit 2 - Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services

1 Understand the styles of leadership and the role of a team leader
2 Be able to communicate effectively to brief and debrief teams
3 Be able to use appropriate skills and qualities to lead a team
4 Be able to participate in teamwork activities within the public services
5 Understand team development

Unit 3 - Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services

1 Understand the meaning and benefits of citizenship and diversity
2 Know the legal and humanitarian rights that protect citizens and promote diversity
3 Understand the role of public services in enforcing diversity and providing equality of service
4 Be able to investigate current affairs, media and support

Unit 9 - Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
1 Know the types of expedition
2 Be able to plan expeditions
3 Be able to undertake expeditions
4 Be able to review their planning and undertaking of expeditions

Unit 11 - Skills for Water-based Outdoor Adventurous Activities
1 Know about different water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
2 Be able to manage risks in water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
3 Be able to participate in water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
4 Be able to review own skills development in water-based outdoor and adventurous activities.

Future opportunities

The course will provide you an opportunity to progress to many of the A Level courses, for example Public services level 3 and further education

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2015

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