Learners require GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4/C or above, or Level 2 Diploma with GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4/C
Public Services are at the very heart of our community and those who pursue a career within one of the uniformed services will be fulfilling a vital role in society. Our courses have a practical emphasis and are taught by ex-uniformed public service staff with programmes specifically designed to develop a range of key skills which aim to prepare learners for employment in the uniformed public services.
Topics on this course include:
- Careers in a chosen uniformed service
- Leadership skills
- Physical fitness
- Equality, diversity and inclusion
- Uniformed services hierarchy
- Map reading and Navigation
- Emergency planning and response
- Sports Coaching
- Land based and Outdoor adventurous activities
- Water based and Outdoor adventurous activities
- Understanding discipline
There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course however, students obtain the skills and knowledge that they need in order to progress into a career in the Public Services.
Upon completion of this course, students have a number of options to choose from. If they wish to continue their studies, this course provides UCAS points in the range of 120-360 – which can help with entry to higher education or provide enough on its own depending on the degree/course chosen and institution. For other students, it will be time to enter employment with possible careers such as: Army, Navy, RAF, Royal Marines, Fire and Rescue Services and Police, public services sector, apprenticeship