Public ServicesVocational • Level 2
About the course
The course is designed to give you an overview of all of the Emergency and Military Public Services. You will look at the entry requirements and recruitment strategies, as well as their roles and responsibilities. Also you will have the opportunity to take part in work experience alongside public services personnel. Throughout the course, you will participate in trips, visits and activities that will enhance your knowledge of a public service, in order to make an informed career decision.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
A minimum of two GCSEs at Grade 5 or above including English Language and/or Maths OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and a GCSE grade 5 in English Language and/or Maths.
The core modules for the Level 2 Diploma are Working in Public Services which looks at different public services and the job roles available. Also Career Planning for the Public Services focuses on career pathways, skills, qualities and entry requirements, the application and selection process, and completion of an application form. Other modules include: Community and Cultural Awareness, Fitness Testing and Training, Adventurous Activities and Teamwork, Understanding the Law, Undertaking an Expedition, Public Services Project, Crime and Society and Emergency Incidents.
Assessment is via coursework, active learning tasks, practical learning tasks, case studies, reports, TV shows, discussions, table top exercises and presentations.
Careers & Progression
Achievement of a Merit grade or higher at Level 2 will support progression onto a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Protective Services. Progression is also available onto any other Level 3 applicable course or an Apprenticeship programme.
Advice and guidance on appropriate kit and excursion costs will be provided at enrolment.
Extra curricular activities
You will take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme and a National Citizen Service qualification. Trips can include but are not exclusive to Imperial War Museum, Local Courts, Army residential, Navy/ Marines residential, Fire and Rescue Service visit, Prison Me No Way, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing, Hill and Mountain Walking.