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Public Services Level 2 at Overton Grange School

Course description

Level 2 course (equivalent to 3 GCSE A*- C) Provides specialist work-related qualifications in a range of public service sectors. You will gain knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to prepare you for employment in the public services

Course content

Learners will, through the different specialist study units offered, find out about the different public services and how they work individually and interact with each other.
You will also have the opportunity to learn about crime and its effects on society and
individuals.

The range of optional units will support you in the direction you wish to take in your
careers and include the health, fitness and lifestyle required to join the public services. You might want to progress further in education on to the BTEC Nationals in Public Services; or might want to apply for entry into one of the public services.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 passes at GCSE level or equivalent.

Assessment

This course is assessed through coursework and two external exams. You will be required to do several presentations. The coursework has to be word processed. Your work is continually assessed throughout the year. There are strict deadlines forcoursework to be handed in.

Future opportunities

You may progress into or within employment in public services. Continue study in the vocational area to a level 3 course—BTEC National Diploma in Public Services.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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