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Full Time Public Services BTEC National Diploma

In Newbury ()

£ 810 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

This course is for you if you are interested in seeking employment within the forces such as: Armed forces - Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Air force, Army, Military Police, Emergency Services - fire Service, Police, Prison Service and Security. This course will also provide entry onto a university degree or Higher National Diploma course.

Important information

Government funding available

To take into account

Entry requirements are 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or a BTEC First Diploma at Merit grade. If you are over 19 you may be admitted at the discretion of the course team without some of the above formal qualifications. You should also be keen on taking part in all sports and be prepared to undertake a variety of sporting and fitness activities - including outdoor activities.

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Course programme


Public Services BTEC National Diploma - Newbury College

Full Time courses for under 19's are free of chargeCode : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)*

PS0103 091101 : 14/09/2009 : 01/07/2011 : to : : 2 Years : 810.00

Course Overview This course is for you if you are interested in seeking employment within the forces such as: Armed forces - Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Air force, Army, Military Police, Emergency Services - fire Service, Police, Prison Service and Security. This course will also provide entry onto a university degree or Higher National Diploma course.

Qualification gained: BTEC National Diploma in Public Services, equivalent to 3 'A' Levels

Course Content: The course is structured into modular units. You will study 18 units from the following list over the two years: Leadership, Uniformed Services Employment, Physical Preparation for the Uniformed Services, Law and the Legal System, Human Behaviour, Citizenship and Contemporary Issues, Diversity and the Public Services, Understanding the Public Sector, International Perspectives, the Media and the Public Services, Health and fitness, Understanding Discipline, Teamwork in the Public Services, Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions, Criminology, Democratic Processes, Signals and Communication Systems. Custodial Care, Government Policies and Police Powers.

Work Experience: You do not need to be in relevant work to complete this course.

Course Assessment: You will be required to submit a number of assignments throughout the course, which will contribute to each module. Assignments will vary widely in their style and include reports, projects, presentations, practical work, oral work and time-constrained assignments.

Progression: Successful completion of the BTEC National Diploma in Public Services gives you several routes for progression: Higher National Diploma in Public Services, Degrees in Public Services, Public Administration, Policing and Criminology, or you can seek employment within the forces such as: Armed forces - Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Air force, Army, Military Police, Emergency Services - fire Service, Police, Prison Service and Security.

Homework: You will be expected to spend at least 8-10 hours per week outside of class time on homework.

Additional Costs: There will be a number of trips over the two years costing around 200.

Course Fees
  • Fees quoted with the course information are for the current academic year. Fees for the next academic year starting in September are subject to change and will be confirmed annually.
  • Part Time Course Fee Relate to Year 1 course fees only. Two year course fees will have an additional course fee for the second year; these fees are subject to confirmation annually.
Popular courses fill quickly and early enrolment is recommended.

Please note that course information may be subject to change and you are advised to check the current details with Newbury College before you enrol.

Full Time Public Services BTEC National Diploma

£ 810 + VAT