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Public Services BTEC Advanced Diploma Level 3 at Fareham College

Course description

This course will provide you with a realistic awareness of working in uniformed public services.

You will also develop your physical fitness as many careers in this sector are physically demanding as well as mentally challenging.

Practical and physical activities are therefore an integral part of this course and you must be prepared to always undertake these.

Course content

You will study units such as:

  • Physical preparation for employment in the Uniformed Services

  • Development and compulsory participation in all aspects of physical fitness

  • Team leading

  • Advanced map reading and navigation across open country

  • Participation in the planning and leading of outdoor adventure activities

There will be opportunities to attend a whole range of team building activities, and off-campus visits to related organisations such as the Police, Fire Service, Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Marines, as well as other public services.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Maths.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase a uniform to wear in class and for practical activities and pay a contribution towards external visits.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to university to study a degree or HND in public services, public administration, outdoor activity leadership or criminology.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 March 2016

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