Full Time BTEC National Diploma in Public Services

In Skipton

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Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Skipton

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

This two year course equates to three A Levels and aims to introduce you to all aspects of public services including: expedition skills, diversity, discipline, teamwork and leadership, crime and its effects, individual and team sports.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Skipton (North Yorkshire)
Gargrave Road, BD23 1UX

Starts

On request

To take into account

Interview and admission selection day which will examine your suitability and ability to succeed, plus one of the following: Four GCSEs at grade A* - C including English and Maths at grade C NCFE Preparation for Public and Uniformed Services, Level 3

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Subjects

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Course programme


BTEC National Diploma in Public Services
Level Three | Awarding Body: Edexcel | Aireville Campus | Full-Time

Course Description
This two year course equates to three A Levels and aims to introduce you to all aspects of public services including: expedition skills, diversity, discipline, teamwork and leadership, crime and its effects, individual and team sports.

The course team, with its professional experience of working in the services, offers excellent, practical work-related tuition, complemented by interesting visits and presentations from visiting speakers.

We have excellent relationships with the services and have enjoyed visits to the Fire Service, Police, the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, the Army at Catterick, London Fire Brigade HQ and the Royal Marines. You will take part in work experience and residentials which you will be expected to contribute towards. You are expected to purchase a Craven College Public Service polo shirt.

Sport is an integral part of the course, as �tness requirements for the services are high and you are expected to reach the standard for entry to the police service by the end of the course

Course Content
  • Citizenship
  • Crime and Society
  • Discipline
  • Diversity
  • Emergency Service Incidents
  • Expedition Skills
  • Government Policies
  • Individual Sports
  • International Perspectives
  • Major Incidents
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Specialist Subjects
  • Team Development,
  • Team Leadership
  • Team Sports
Additional Qualifications CSLA, Computing, First Aid, Sign Language and Key Skills.

Course Length and Study Pattern
This is a two year course.

Career Progression
Employment in the Services: Police, Fire and Rescue, the Army, the RAF, Royal Marines, HM Custom and Revenue, Paramedics and Social Services, Foundation Degree in Public Services at Craven College or provider or your choice.

Work Experience
Evident and diverse. You have the chance to take part in the armed forces â€-Look at Life programme. You will spend 1 week each with Army, Navy, RAF and Royal Marines. You will also such as NY Police and Fire Service.

Assessment
Each of the 18 units is assessed using a variety of methods, including written reports, essay and project-based work. Final grades are Pass, Merit and Distinction whidh equate to UCAS points.

Trips and Enrichment Activities
Previous students have had the chance to visit:
Cyprus - with army/UN work/
Ski-ing in Italy.
Commando Training trips in Devon
â€-Expedition Skills in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Is this course available as evening study? No

Examples of Student Destinations
Previous students have progressed to: Birmingham University Queens University, Belfast Forensics, Law, Criminology Carreers in the millitary Royal Marines RAF Officer Air Crew Army Pilot

Student Testimonial
â€OEThe teachers never let you down and always make sure you can get the best grade possible.â€� Andrew Probst, BTEC National Diploma Public Services

Full Time BTEC National Diploma in Public Services

Price on request