Course Code
23201 18
Course Title
PUBLIC SERVICES LEVEL 1 BTEC INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA EDEXCEL
Level
Level 1
Duration
1 year
Entry Requirements
A keen interest in Public Services and a willingness to learn. You must also have 4 GCSEs at grade E or above inclusive of English and maths.
Venue
DUNSTABLE
Start Date
10/09/2018
Days and Times

Entrance requirements

A keen interest in Public Services and a willingness to learn. You must also have 4 GCSE’s at grade E or above inclusive of English and maths.

Course Description

The course provides a basic understanding from a range of disciplines under the public services umbrella with a strong emphasis on teamwork and employment. The course as a whole aims to be holistic and provides you with the opportunity to learn from a range of disciplines from fitness and entry requirements to stop and search procedures.

Who is the course suitable for?

Do you want a career within a public services? Would you like to be in the army or the police force in the future? Have you thought about a career as a physical training instructor or a dog handler? If you do well on this course then it will provide you with a stepping stone towards these goals in the future by enabling you to progress onto further levels of education. If you have the right aptitude and enjoy striving for excellence then this course is the one for you.

Course content

The course provides a basic understanding from a range of disciplines under the public services umbrella with a strong emphasis on teamwork and employment. The course as a whole aims to be holistic and provides you with the opportunity to learn from a range of disciplines from fitness and entry requirements to stop and search procedures.

Development of Maths and English

Students who have not yet achieved at least a C grade in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements. At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C grade at GCSE level. Students who have achieved GCSE A – C Grade in English and Maths will be expected to develop their skills further completing a applied English and/or Maths project.

How will the course be taught?

This qualification is a combination of theory, practical work and on-going assessments in both real life and classroom based environments

How will I know how well I am doing?

You will be assessed via practical, verbal, and course work based assessments that are on-going throughout the year and dependent upon the unit studied at that time.

Are there any additional costs?

Purchase of kit is compulsory. There will also be some costs for external trips, but these are non-compulsory.

What course can I do next?

Progression is possible to a Level 2 Public Services or Sport qualification

Where can I get further support / advice?

Contact the college on 01582 477 776 or go to our website: www.centralbeds.ac.uk

How do I join the course?

Fill in an application form online and you will be invited for a presentation and interview with one of the tutors.

Course Fees

If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August of the year you begin your course or if you are actively seeking employment and can provide evidence that you’re in receipt of a state benefit e.g. job seekers, housing benefit – this course may be free!

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