Public Services - Level 3 BTEC Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
This BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Public Services is excellent preparation if you want to enter a public uniformed service such as the fire service, police, armed forces or prison service.
The course aims to equip you with the necessary skills to apply for a variety of public services roles whilst gaining an insight to many aspects of the job, including the entry process. Functional Skills are a mandatory part of the course and you will be required to study either Maths, English or ICT depending on your previous achievements in these subjects.
These qualifications are designed to enhance your employment opportunities.
The course will cover the following units:
- Fitness Testing and Training
- Leadership and Team Development
- Crime and its Effects on Society
- Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
- Behaviour in Public Sector Employment
- Understanding Discipline
- Communications and Technology
- Citizenship and Diversity - Healthy Lifestyle
5 GCSEs at Grade A-C. Level 2 qualification in another vocational area. You will be expected to have a keen interest in sport and fitness, a positive attitude and have good attendance.
When you've finished your course you'll be ready to go out and start work, but some of our learners choose to go on to Higher Education, like the FdA Public Services Management, which opens up the door to Higher Education possibilities and also gives you greater knowledge to take out into the workplace and can even increase you chances of earning higher wages.
Whether it's the training we give you to successfully work as part of a team, or the residential visits we take you on with the Armed Forces professionals, everything you learn is in a real-life situation that prepares you to go out there and get your dream
The local average wage on entry to a career in the Uniformed Public Services – depending on qualification – is £21,000 - £27,000.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.