The Public Services course aims to provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge that will enable you to develop a career in the fire service, ambulance, police or armed forces.
You will study a broad range of areas from Leadership and Teamwork, Citizenship and the Law, Health and Healthy Lifestyles alongside Outdoor adventures and Crime in Society. This course would go well alongside Applied Sport or Health and Social Care.
What will I study?
The units offered within the course include:
- Government and policies
- Health and fitness
- Leadership and teamwork
- Citizenship and diversity
- Crime and its effects on society, and planning and management of major incidents
- Skills for land-based activities
- Skills for water-based activities
- Volunteering in Public services
How will I be assessed?
This course is equal to 60 credits
Mandatory units = must be worth at least 40 credits, option units 20 credits
Government, Policies and the Public Services – 10
Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services – 15
Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services – 15
Where can it lead?
Public services apprenticeships, Higher education or careers in the police, prison service, armed services and fire service.
Mr A Rawlin
Mr D Huston
Miss R Smith
Miss G Arif