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Public Services BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Cowley International College

Course description

The popular Public Services course is designed to equip
students with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed
for a career in the public and uniformed services. But, this
shouldn’t put off those who aren’t considering a career in
Public Services, as this course includes many sociological,
political, leadership and physiological units.

The course is highly respected within the Police, Fire Service,
Armed Forces, Ambulance Service and Customs and Excise and
can be personalised by learners to match the public service
that they are interested in.

The objectives of the course are to encourage success and
open doors to enable students to move directly into
employment or progress onto university. To facilitate this,
Cowley not only provide comprehensive in class support via
experienced specialised tutors, but also offers opportunities to
practically experience how Public Services operate in the UK.

Educational visits and guests include:
• The Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace
• Rock and River Adventure centre
• Guest speakers from the RAF, Army and the Police

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, or equivalent.

Future opportunities

Many students who study Public Services go on to complete a
degree in that or related areas.

As the course contains many aspects of Sociology and
Psychology, it is accepted in a range of degree subject
disciplines. There are many higher education establishments
offering Public Services related degrees in the North West and
nationwide.

A BTEC in Public Services could inspire students to
become; Paramedics, Police Officers, Fire Personnel, Customs
and Excise Officers and work within the Prison Service. Not to
mention the opportunities offered by the Armed Forces.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 February 2017

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