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Public Services BTEC Level 3 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This is a one year full-time programme for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the uniformed services such as the Police, Fire, Ambulance, Prison/Probation Services, Army, Navy and Air Force, or wishing to progress to higher education. It is equivalent to one A Level.

Course content

Students will study five units: Government, Policies and the Public Services; Leadership and Teamwork;Citizenship and Diversity; Understanding Discipline in the Public Services; Fitness Testing and Training.Your study programme will be a combination of classroom-based learning, with practical sessions and residential trips.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and maths)


This programme is made up of a combination of practical and theoretical study with continuous assessment,written assignments and evidence gained from residential trips and the comprehensive programme of visiting speakers from the Public Services.

Financial information

You will need indoor and outdoor sports kit/footwear

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification designed to give you a good understanding of the working practices of all the Public Services. You can either seek employment or progress onto a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (Subject to meeting relevant progression criteria).

Further information

BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Public Services

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: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535