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Public Services/Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus Level 3 BTEC at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr

Course description

Public Services Level 2 or 3

Course content

These qualifications provide the opportunity to broaden the students study in public sector related areas and the world of work. These courses enable students to develop skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes, which are essential in the Public Services sector. These courses develop students initiative and independence and nurture their self-management and self-evaluation skills through various practical activities e.g. Army Challenge, Paintballing and Duke of Edinburgh Award activities. The teaching is enhanced by a strong input from the Public Sector and visits to Outdoor Pursuit centres such as Rhossili, and the Dynamic Rock Climbing Centre.

Entry requirements

The Level 2 course is a two year course with an emphasis on coursework and no examinations. The entry requirement for this course is 4 GCSE grades A* - G. The Level 3 course is a two year course and once again is based on coursework with no examinations.

Future opportunities

Students who successfully complete these courses can seek employment within a wide area of public sector occupations, such as Local Government Administration, Armed Forces, Police, Military Police, Prison Service, Fire Service and Security.

Further information

Please see school 6th form prospectus

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: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September