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Non-uniformed Uniformed Public Services Level Three BTEC Extended Diploma at East Riding College

Course description

This is a practical, work-related qualification, which is equivalent to three A-levels. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the non-uniformed public services, you will develop the skills you needed to embark on your chosen career. The course offers an engaging programme and gives you the opportunity to identify a career on successful completion of the course or go on to higher education.

Course content

  • Citizenship, diversity and the public services
  • Government policies and the public services
  • Leadership and teamwork in the public services
  • Public service data interpretation
  • Enhancing public service delivery through the use of ICT
  • Physical preparation, health and lifestyle
  • International institutions and human rights
  • Understand the impact of war, conflict and terrorism
  • Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
  • Skills for land-based and adventurous activities
  • Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Crime and its effects on society
  • Planning and management of major incidents
  • Extended research in public services
  • Current and media affairs in public services
  • Practical team sports
  • Instructing physical activity and exercise

Entry requirements

  • BTEC Level Two Extended Certificate in Public Services at merit level
  • Four GCSEs at grades A* to C (including English)
  • Successful interview demonstrating motivation and commitment to the course
  • An initial assessment

Assessment

Assessment is based on the completion of assignment work and observation of a range of practical and skills based  tasks and activities.

Future opportunities

This course will give you an insight into careers such as the emergency services, the armed forces, HM Coastguard and other public services. Non-uniformed roles often include providing essential back-up, administration and technical services to the front line staff. You could progress into higher education, such as our Level Four BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Public Services 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 April 2016

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