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Public Services (Uniformed) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Totton College

Course description

If you like to be active and enjoy practical problem solving, you might enjoy public services. It can help you start a career in the armed forces, emergency services or prison services.
~ Includes work experience ~

Course content

  • Entry into public services
  • Applying Government policies to public services
  • Discipline, command and control
  • Team leadership styles
  • Improving health and fitness for entry into the uniformed services
  • Expedition, water-based and map reading skills
  • Crime and its effect on society


This is a continuous assessment through written assignments and practical observations.

Future opportunities

With your qualification, you can apply for a job in:

  • outdoor education 

  • coaching
  • armed forces
  • fire and rescue
  • policing
  • prison service
  • law and criminology

Alternatively you can learn a related course at a higher level or apply for an apprenticeship in a related work area.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 August 2016

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