Full Time Public Services BTEC National Diploma

In Sheffield

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Sheffield

Description

This course will teach you about the work of the Uniformed Public Services, including the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services and Armed Forces. You will develop your own skills in teamwork and leadership and take part in a range of practical activities and trips, including the opportunity to gain kayaking/canoeing qualifications.
Suitable for: It will appeal to students who are keen on following a career in one of these areas and will give you an understanding of the entry requirements, promotional opportunities and working practices.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Sheffield (South Yorkshire)
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Horninglow Road, S5 6SG T.

Starts

On request

To take into account

You should have a genuine interest in the public services, enjoy teamwork, and be keen to take part in practical activities.You will also be expected to take part in residential trips and expeditions.

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Course programme

Public Services BTEC National Diploma
This course will teach you about the work of the Uniformed Public Services, including the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services and Armed Forces. It will appeal to students who are keen on following a career in one of these areas and will give you an understanding of the entry requirements, promotional opportunities and working practices.

You will develop your own skills in teamwork and leadership and take part in a range of practical activities and trips, including the opportunity to gain kayaking/canoeing qualifications.

What will I study?
Throughout the course you will develop your understanding of the public services and apply this knowledge through practical projects and assignments.

You will take 6 core units:

  • Team Leadership in Public Services
  • Citizenship and Society
  • Diversity in Public Services
  • Government Politics and Public Services
  • Team Development in Public Services
  • Understanding discipline within the Public Services

You will also take 12 specialist units from a list including:

  • Physical Preparation and Fitness for the Uniformed Services
  • Criminal Law in Public Services
  • Training for sports
  • Skills for water-based activities
  • Planning for major incidents
  • Command and control in Public Services

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed continuously through a variety of practical projects and written assignments and will be expected to show leadership qualities in practical situations. Attendance on residentials and outdoor drips is essential for assessments to take place.

What can I do next?
This course is designed to give you the essential skills for a future within the broad range of the Uniformed Public Services, and also develops skills that are transferable to other progression routes.

You may choose to go on to further study or apply for entry to the Police, Ambulance Service, Prison, Fire and Rescue Services, Security Services and the Armed Forces.

Full Time Public Services BTEC National Diploma

Price on request