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Public Services

Length of course one year

Entry criteria

At least four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language or Maths. At least one GCSE needs to be at grade C/4 or above.

Grade D/3 or above in GCSE English Language.

Why study Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Public Services?

If you would like to work in areas like the Armed Forces, Police Service, Ambulance Services, Fire Services, Prison and Security Services or Voluntary Organisations then this is the course for you.

This course is ideal if you want to learn the skills and knowledge needed to understand employment within the public services industry. You will need to have a strong interest in a variety of services.

What do I study?

You will study a number of areas, broken down into core and specialist modules.


•  Public Service Skills
•  Career Planning
•  Improving Health and Fitness


•  Employment
•  Sport and Recreation
•  Attending Emergency Incidents
•  Adventurous Activities

Where next?

You could progress on to the Public Services Level 3 Extended Diploma Course. If you are aged 18 or over, you might also consider seeking employment in areas like:

  • The Armed Forces
  • Police Service
  • Ambulance Services
  • Fire Services
  • Prison and Security Services
  • A wide range of Voluntary Organisations

Additional information

There will be additional costs for:

  • Practical kit
  • Course text book
  • Compulsory trips and visits
  • Weekly ‘smart attire’ day



In association with
  • English 2016
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