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Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

Our Public Services courses offer more than just qualifications - they are designed to give you a real head start in your chosen career. Whether it is your ambition to join one of the blue light emergency services or one of the Armed Forces, Public Services will prepare you by building your knowledge, confidence and physical fitness.

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Public Services is academically based and designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment. Physical fitness is an important aspect of the course, although not a pre - requisite for entry.

Course content

The Diploma course studies 6 units. Subjects studied include:

  • Attending emergency incidents
  • Expedition Skills
  • Law and its impact
  • Public Service Skills
  • Uniformed Public Services Employment
  • Uniformed Public Service Fitness

Additional subjects include:

  • Orienteering
  • Team Sports
  • Teamwork and Leadership Skills

You may be required to continue to study English, maths or IT as part of your course.

Entry requirements

You need to have achieved 4 GCSEs at grade D or above.


Assignments, observation, practical tests & presentations.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Progression into employment or, with a merit portfolio, on to a level 3 Public Services course.

Further information

Our Public Services students need to demonstrate a high level of self-discipline by wearing a uniform every day. They will be required to attend a variety of educational visits, some of which are mandatory for the course. The level 2 Public Services qualification is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grade A-C.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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