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Triple BTEC in Public Services (Uniformed) at Blackpool Sixth Form College

Course description


This BTEC in Public Services course will provide you with exciting opportunities to learn the skills, discipline and knowledge required for a successful career in the Public Services including Police, Fire Service, Army, Royal Navy, RAF or Marines. Discipline, dedication and meeting deadlines are important qualities for anyone planning a career in the Public Services and teamwork will play an important part of the course.

This course is an Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A levels). It is also available as the Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels).

Course content


Year one includes:

  • Leadership and Teamwork in Public Services
  • The importance of discipline in the uniformed services
  • Development of skills for adventurous activities.
  • The Government and public services

Year two includes:

  • Crime and society
  • Security procedures in the public services
  • Instructing physical activity for the public services
  • Physical preparation and lifestyle for the Public Services
  • Fitness testing and training for the Public Services
  • Careers and employment in the Public Services

Entry requirements

Students for this course must have a genuine interest in the Public services with an intention to pursue this as a career or progress in to higher education.


100% coursework

Exam board: Edexcel

Future opportunities

The BTEC Public Services prepares students for a variety of the public services. The course will also enable students to progress in to higher education to follow degrees in public services or related areas.

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: 20 May 2014
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      Blackpool Sixth is the Fylde Coast’s leading provider of A levels and BTEC courses.


      With a choice of over 50 advanced level options, specialist teaching and fantastic facilities, Blackpool Sixth gives all its students the perfect springboard to university and great careers.

      Blackpool Sixth’s course range is extremely wide with A levels and BTEC options. Students are able to put together a programme which exactly matches their interests and future ambitions.

      Summer 2012 saw the completion of a £23.7 million development to our campus which has created an excellent learning environment for students.

      In 2011 we were awarded Teaching School status in partnership with Hodgson Academy. The the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance will take a national and regional lead in both shaping and delivering the training and professional development of current and future generations of teachers. Working with high quality graduates and educational leaders of the future will enable us to maintain and improve our teaching standards to the benefit of all our students.