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Public Services Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course will help you gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in the Public Services – Police, Fire and Rescue, Paramedic, Prison Services or Armed Forces. This course is best suited to students with a high level of self-discipline and a mature approach to study and learning.

Course content

The programme of study covers modules such as: government and policies, leadership and teamwork, citizenship and diversity, understanding discipline, physical fitness, communication and technology and volunteering in the public services sector. You will also undertake a range of voluntary and work related activities to enhance employability skills.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 4-9 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


All units are assessed by the completion of assignments.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Employment on in the Public Services, continue onto the HND in Public Services or a degree course.

Further information

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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