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Public Services (Uniformed) BTEC Level 2 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

A one year programme which introduces young people to potential careers in the Public Services including the Police, Fire, Ambulance, Prison and Probation Services and the Army, Navy and Air Force military services.The programme is equivalent to four GCSEs at grade C or above.

Course content

Students will study 3 core units: Uniformed Public Services Employment; Public Service Skills; Uniformed Public Service Fitness.Students will also study three specialist units from a possible 12 others, examples of these optional units include; Driving and its Relationship to the Public Services; The Value of Sport and Recreation in the Public Services; Security Procedures. Your study programme will be a combination of classroom based learning, practical sessions, trips and a comprehensive programme of visiting speakers from the Public Service.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE grades at D or above or progression from Level 1 Public Services


The programme is assessed through a variety of methods and is designed to give you a working knowledge of the industry.

Financial information

Indoor and Outdoor Sports kit/footwear.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

BTEC Diplomas are nationally recognised qualifications designed to give you a good understanding of the working practices of all the Public Services. You can either seek employment or progress onto a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma(Subject to meeting relevant progression criteria).

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: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535