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Public Services at West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy)

Course description

The UK’s Public Services industry is one of the largest employers in the country. A BTEC in Public Services is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed services. Those who are attracted to the Public Services sector will find it modern and dynamic, committed to providing employees with a great many opportunities to develop and a positive working environment where they can really make a difference

Course content

Depending upon the pathway chosen the following Units are an example of what could be studied: Government, Policies and the Public Services Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services Skills for Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

Entry requirements

A successful interview with a Vocational Course Tutor or Sixth Form staff


Year 12: 100% Coursework Year 13: 100% Coursework

Future opportunities

Students completing the BTEC Level 3 National Award, Certificate and Diploma in Public Services can go on to do a university degree or Foundation Degree in an appropriate vocational discipline, to BTEC HNCs or HNDs, to employment or - if working in the sector - to an appropriate NVQ.

Further information

It is vocational in nature, designed to provide a specialist work-related qualification, suitable for a career in public services sector. Students follow and complete a series of assignments, which include case studies and projects, and performance observation for practical assessment. There is no formal, written examination at the end of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy) directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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