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BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Public Services at Cleeve Park School

Course description

The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the Public Services sector to:

  • give education and training for public services employees
  • give public services employees opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally specific qualification
  • give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the public services sector or to progress
  • to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Public Services
  • give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

These qualifications in Public Services are targeted at learners who would like to gain employment in the public services sector and have been developed to provide further training and education and progression opportunities within this sector. The qualifications will develop learners’ abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in the programme and are suitable for learners who would like to know more about employment in uniformed or non-uniformed public services.

Course content

Students will be required to complete mandatory and optional units from the following list:

  • Government, Policies and the Public Services
  • Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services
  • Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services
  • Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services
  • International Institutions and Human Rights
  • Understand the Impact of War, Conviction and Terrorism on Public Services
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
  • Skills for Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Skills for Water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Crime and its Effects on Society
  • Command and Control in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Planning and Management of Major Incidents
  • Career Planning for the Public Services
  • Police Powers in the Public Services
  • Behaviour in Public Sector Employment
  • Enhancing Public Service Delivery Through the Use of ICT
  • Volunteering in Public Services
  • Environmental Policies and Practices
  • Land Navigation by Map and Compass
  • Employment in the Uniformed Public Services

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C or higher in English and Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cleeve Park School directly.

Last updated date: 30 November 2015
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