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Public Services (Uniformed) BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Cardinal Newman Catholic School ~ A Specialist Arts and Community College

Course description

The course can be taken as the equivalent The Level 3 National Certificate (AS) and Subsidiary Diploma (A2) in Public Services will give you an insight into the different Public Services. Student will work within a structured environment to complete their work and be supported by specialist staff.

Course content

  • UNIT 1 - GOVERNMENT , POLITICS AND THE PUBLIC SERVICES
    Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the UK government policies and the democratic election process. It also enables students to demonstrate the process of developing government policies and how these polices impact on the public services. Assessed by coursework.
  • UNIT 2 - LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK IN THE PUBLIC SERVICES
    Students will develop a knowledge of leadership style and an understanding of teams and teamwork activities within the publics services. Students will also gain the skills needed to communicate with, and lead teams. Assessed by coursework.
  • UNIT 3 - CITIZENSHIP, DIVERSITY AND THE PUBLIC SERVICES
    Through this unit students will be provided with the knowledge; skills, attitudes and values to become thoughtful and informed citizens and public service employees. Students will develop an awareness of rights and responsibilities and respect for different religious, ethnic and national groups within UK society. Assessed by coursework.
  • UNIT 4 - UNDERSTANDING DISCIPLINE IN THE UNIFORMED PUBLIC SERVICE
    This unit of work allows students to develop an understanding of self-discipline in the uniformed public service. This will allow them to develop a knowledge of conformity, obedience, and the complex nature of authority.
  • UNIT 5 - PHYSICAL PREPARATION, HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICES
    This unit of work enables student to provide advice on lifestyle improvements and plan a health-related fitness programme based on an understanding of fitness requirements and body systems.
  • UNIT 6 - FITNESS TESTING AND TRAINING FOR THE UNIFORMED PUBLIC SERVICES
    This unit of work allows students to understand the fitness requirements for entry into the uniformed public services and the different methods of fitness training. Students can undertake the first three units of work to gain the equivalent of an AS qualification

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is that a student must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C.

Future opportunities

This course is for students who wish to pursue a career in the Public Services, whether it be in the Armed forces, Police, Fire Service or Paramedics, The course introduces you to the various sector and how to work effectively within the Public Service. Many student who follow this course go on to work within the Public Services. Many student also go onto university to follow pathways involving the publics services.

Further information

nina.bassett@cardinalnewman.coventry.sch.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman Catholic School ~ A Specialist Arts and Community College directly.

Last updated date: 21 December 2016
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