Public Services BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at The Manchester College
Designed to provide anyone will the skills and abilities to succeed in the public services sector – whether you want to work in the police force, fire department or armed services – this Level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services will help you get a job you’ll love. You’ll be wearing a uniform throughout the duration of the course, and experience the same kind of discipline and structure that you’ll receive in your chosen service. You’ll be learning the knowledge you need in a variety of areas – including government policies, citizenship and legal systems – and also honing your physical fitness. On this Level 3 diploma, you’ll also get to explore more of the skills needed for water and land-based adventure activities, take part in re-creations of major incidents, and learn how to operate a command and control centre! This will give you the best opportunity to pass the recruitment and selection process for your chosen service.
You’ll need to have at least five GCSEs at grade C or above for this Level 3 Public Services Diploma, including both English and Maths. You should also be fully committed and motivated to the course, ready to hit the ground running with a positive attitude. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements
You’ll take part in both practical tasks and written assignments throughout this two-year course, each designed for your own self-development and to help improve your skillset.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
When you’ve achieved this Level 3 Diploma in Public Services, you’ll be well placed to apply for the uniformed service of your choice, and go on to a career in the industry as a police office, fire fighter or army personnel. If you want to develop your knowledge further and pursue a different career path, you could also continue onto a Foundation Degree in Public Services and Social Justice with us at The Manchester College.
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.