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Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at City of Westminster College

Course description

Modules may include:

  • Public Service Skills
  • Employment in the Uniformed Services
  • Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed public services
  • Sport and recreation in the public services
  • Crime and it's effects on society
  • Career planning for the public services
  • Citizenship, the individual and society

The course also includes trips and visits, examples of which include an Army training camp and a Fire brigade training venue.

Entry requirements

You need to have an interest in the uniformed public services and a willingness to take part in both practical and theory based activities. Learners should have at least 4 grade Cs at GCSE, usually including English, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Literacy, OR a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at a merit or distinction grade. Maths GCSE at a grade D or above would be beneficial. You will also need to bring a reference from a teacher or employer. You may be required to have a CRB check in relation to work experience within the sector.


The course is assessed through a variety of assignments and projects. These include written and practical work, sports and fitness tasks and presentations, amongst other things.

Future opportunities

University or to recruitment within the uniformed public services.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Westminster College directly.

Last updated date: 29 February 2016
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