Full-Time BTEC First Diploma in Public Services and Welsh Baccalaureate

BTEC

In Rhondda Cynon Taff

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Rhondda cynon taff (Wales)

  • Duration

    1 Year

This is a 1-year course made up of six units. During the course you will have the opportunity to visit a variety of public services, such as the Army and the Fire Service. Previous students have taken part in riot training, army training days and team working exercises. You will be able to meet and listen to guest speakers from the main public services to find out about careers in these fields.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Rhondda Cynon Taff
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Rhydyfelin, CF37 5RN

Start date

On request

About this course

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will be invited to attend an interview.

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Course programme

BTEC First Diploma in Public Services and Welsh BaccalaureateCourse Outline
This is a 1-year course made up of six units. During the course you will have the opportunity to visit a variety of public services, such as the Army and the Fire Service. Previous students have taken part in riot training, army training days and team working exercises. You will be able to meet and listen to guest speakers from the main public services to find out about careers in these fields. Alongside the First Diploma, you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate. During the course you will have the opportunity to visit a variety of businesses and meet and listen to guest speakers from commerce and industry, take part in a Community Programme initiative and develop a wide range of skills. Due to the structure of this course, on completion you will leave the college with 2 qualifications, greatly enhancing your future opportunities.

Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will be invited to attend an interview.

What will I study?
The course includes a wide variety of subjects designed to improve your opportunities for securing employment in the public services. Some of the subjects are theoretical whereas others are very practical in their nature. Subject titles include Crime & its Effects; Public Services Skills; Public Service Fitness; Sport & Recreation and Citizenship. For the Welsh Baccalaureate you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales ?fits in? with Europe and the rest of the world, the health of the nation and how to be enterprising. You will also study 6 Key Skills, which are integrated into the course.

How will I be assessed?
You will be continuously assessed through a series of projects. Grades of pass, merit and distinction are awarded depending upon the quality of your work.

Career Opportunities & Progression
Successful completion of this course is a direct entry onto the BTEC National in Public Services. Alternatively you can progress to a career in the public services such as the Armed Forces, Police, Navy, Fire Service, Custom & Excise, Ambulance Service or Prison Service etc.

Length
1 year

Attendance
Full-Time

Campus
Aberdare & Pontypridd

Full-Time BTEC First Diploma in Public Services and Welsh Baccalaureate

Price on request