This is a two-year level three programme which aims to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in a variety of subject areas related to the public services.
It will provide the learner with a realistic view of public services as a rewarding working environment. Programme content includes five mandatory units and optional units which will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of areas such as crime, law and fitness requirements as well as units which allow opportunities to carry out research into public services careers that are of particular interest to you.
The course provides learners with the opportunity to broaden their study in uniformed public service related areas, as well as encourages development of confidence-building, teamwork and resilience which are essential requirements for employment within the public services. The course is a nationally recognised qualification which provides a progression to higher education or employment.
Continuous assessment, monitoring of coursework and assignments count towards the final award.
Five GCSEs at grades A*-C, which includes either English language or Welsh (first language) and maths. Or successful completion of a level two qualification in a relevant vocational subject at merit or above.
All applicants are assessed on an individual basis and will be offered the opportunity to attend an interview for the course.
All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25 prior to enrolment.
You will need to provide your own stationery, and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits
Possible Career Pathways