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Public Services BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Plymstock School

Course description

The BTEC Public Services is targeted at learners who are interested in employment in the Public Services sector. The course combines both subject specific knowledge with practical skills including teamwork and leadership.

Commitment, enthusiasm and willingness to get involved. Students will be expected to work independently in addition to the contact time with tutors.

Course content

Year 12
  • Government, Policies and the Public Services
  • Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services
  • Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services

Year 13

  • Citizenship, Diversity and The Public Services

Optional Units

  • Water/Land Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Crime and Its Effects

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent). English GCSE at grade C or above.

Future opportunities

The qualifications give learners the skills they need to understand the Public Services sector. The qualifications can also contribute towards applications for Higher Education where learners can pursue public services or specialist service qualifications at degree level for example. The BTEC Level 3 Qualification is equivalent to 1 A Level. Please note that some Russell Group Universities do not accept BTEC as an entry qualification for some of their degree programmes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Plymstock School directly.

Last updated date: 21 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September