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Public Services (Uniformed) BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This Public Services Diploma Level 2 course is designed to equip students with a practical and theoretical foundation for careers in the uniformed public services. Students will gain an understanding of this industry in general and an insight into the various career options available to them. We have close links with the Police Force, Fire Service, Military and other public sector organisations. Students will also take part in practical team building exercises and leadership activities, which include visits to the Services.

Course content

Public Service skills
Crime and its effects on society
Improving health and fitness for entry to the
Uniformed Public Services
Employment in the Uniformed Public Services

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade E or above including English and Maths
Assessment and interview


Practical activity
Study visits
Team building

Future opportunities

Progression to a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Public Services or employment within industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford