- Type: Vocational Courses | Public Services
- Level: 2
- Study Mode: Full-time
- Start: September 2023
- Duration: 1 Year
Please note that all courses are subject to a minimum application number in order to run
About the course
Working in the uniformed public services can be a very rewarding experience, be it on the front line of the armed forces or helping the public as a Police Community Support Officer. On this course you will learn about the skills and qualities needed to be an effective member of the services and the types of work that you would participate in. The course is mostly academic, however throughout the course you will also complete a number of practical units which will challenge and develop both your fitness and outdoor activity skills.
4 GCSEs – 2 at grade 3 and 2 at grade 2
How much does it cost?
£200 for educational visits and practical uniform, which must be paid in full at the beginning of the course.
This course will give you an introduction to the uniformed public services, including the skills needed to work within them. You will participate in a wide range of additional activities including team building activities, outdoor and adventurous activities, educational visits and will also be invited to talks by guest speakers from the public services.
Trip to Parliament
Visit to the Supreme Court
Visit to magistrate's court in Chelmsford
Opportunity to visit a Police Station and explore the custody and detention areas
Residential trip to Wales
Trip to Police and Crime Museum in London
Deputy Police Commissioner for Essex
Where will this course take me?
You can progress to the Level 3 (Extended) Diploma in Public Services. You will also be prepared for employment in the following areas: Police, Fire and Rescue Services, Ambulance Service, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force or Army.
Any of the Armed Forces
- Public Service Skills
- Career Planning for the public services
- Improving Health & Fitness
- Crime and its Effects on Society
- Sport and Recreation in the Public Services
- Expedition Skills in Public Services
How will I be assessed?
Practical assessments and coursework
Will I have to provide anything?
Two black pens, pencils, memory stick, notebook, two A4 ring binders, a working (home) E-mail address and practical clothing. £200 for educational visits and practical uniform, which must be paid in full at the beginning of the course.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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