Public Services Level 2 BTEC Diploma at East Surrey College
This course is an ideal option for those wanting to work in the various services, such as the Police Service, Prison Service, Fire and Rescue Service, Royal Air Force, British Army and Royal Navy. This course is disciplined and practical and offers a wide range of subjects that will prepare learners for careers within services, give them an idea of potential career paths and offer a range of practical experience from expeditions, teambuilding and leadership to career planning and fitness. A BTEC Level 2 Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs A*-C grade.
Within the course, students will study topics such as health, diet, leadership, teamwork, role and work of public services, effects of crime, volunteering and fitness. They will also complete a work experience or work based project programme. There will be an opportunity to complete a GCSE in English and Maths.
Level 1 Diploma or Five GCSEs grade A*-D that includes English & Maths
BTEC is a portfolio based assessment programme that allows learners to submit coursework at specific dates throughout the academic year. Assessment comes in a range of forms, and includes essays and reports, practical assessment and observation, class tests, presentations, discussion seminars and practical projects.
Obtaining a merit or above will allow you to move on to a Public Services Level 3 Extended Diploma, or another Level 3 qualification at the College. It can also lead to a range of jobs working in industries including, and not limited to, sport, outdoor and adventurous, social and youth work and events
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Surrey College directly.