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Public Services Level 1 BTEC Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

The qualification has been designed to reflect the skills, knowledge and understanding that are required for working in today's Public Services Sector. All students will be assigned a Personal Tutor and will be required to attend tutorials.

Course content

The programme modules include: law, practical teamwork, aasisting the public, health and fitness and security. You will also study English and maths at an appropriate level and will undertake a variety of work related activities.

Entry requirements

GCSE TARIFF

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 GCSE subjects or equivalent

Assessment

You will be assessed through a mixture of assignment, group work and online testing.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Completion of the programme, alongside appropriate references and a successful interview will allow progression to a Level 2 programme of study.

Further information

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

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: 23 October 2017

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.