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Public Services Level 3 Extended Diploma at Hull College Group

Course description

Forensics? Criminology? Law? Police? Customs and Excise? Armed Forces? Fire Service? Paramedic? Prison Service? University?

Level 3 Public Services needs YOU.

During the course you will participate in various classroom activities such as planning and solving a major incident, leading a team in an activity of your choice, turning the
classroom into a court-room and acting out a political debate; as well as outdoor adventurous activities.

You will also improve your physical fitness in preparation for employment and participate in relevant work experience.

Course content

  • Government Policies
  • Leadership & Team Work
  • Citizenship & Diversity
  • Understanding Discipline
  • Physical Preparation
  • Crime and its effects
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
  • The Planning for and Management of Major Incidents
  • International Institutions and Human Rights
  • Understand the Impact of War, Conflict and Terrorism
  • Skills for Land Based, Outdoor Adventurous Activities
  • Responding to Emergency Service Incidents
  • Police Powers in the Public Services
  • Aspects of the Legal System and Criminal Justice Systems
  • Practical Team Sports and Fitness Testing
  • Employment in the Uniformed Public Services
  • Career Planning
  • Communication and Technology in the Uniformed Public Services

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades C and above , including English and Maths or L2 Diploma at merit/distinction

Financial information

Students have the opportunity to participate in local and national, day and residential visits and will be expected to contribute towards the cost.  Some of the visits are an essential part of the course.

Future opportunities

Entry to one of the public services e.g. the Police, Prison Service, Armed forces, Probation Service, Security, Customs and Excise, Coastguards, Fire and Ambulance Services.

Progresssion onto an associated Degree or Foundation Degree course at Hull College (Foundation Degree Crime and Community Safety) or other HE institutions in Criminology/Law etc.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 April 2016

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    • Whether you are cooking within a working restaurant, assisting models at a fashion show, providing beauty treatments to the public, caring for children in a play group or acting in front of a live audience, you’ll be guaranteed an enjoyable and valuable college experience.

      We want you to enjoy your time at Hull College and to help you make the most of your study time and free time too. Students are able to take part in a wide range of social and recreational activities for our students to participate in when they are not studying, as well as discounts, competitions and give-aways. The College is also fortunate to have an active Student Union which hosts an annual ‘Freshers’ Fair’ for students at the beginning of the Autumn term and organises social events throughout the year.

      Hull College students benefit from some of the best facilities in the country – and that’s official! Our most recent Ofsted report stated that the College has “outstanding specialist facilities”.