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HNC in Public Services

HNC in Public Services

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA6149

Study ModeFull-time

Duration1 Year

Awarded ByThe course is awarded by Pearson

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About the course

The HNC Public Services, is studied on a full-time basis. The course offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4. The course aims to give those with an interest in public services the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in industry, developing technical competencies through a number of hands-on activities and the study of a selection of compulsory and optional units.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA6149

Study ModeFull-time

Duration1 Year

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Awarded ByThe course is awarded by Pearson

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit Appropriate Access to HE Course: GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent. You will also be required to complete a face to face interview.

Modules

At Level 4 there are three core units, which includes one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. The units are: • Organisational structures and cultures • Mental Health and Well Being • Equality, Diversity and Fair treatment • Public Services in contemporary society The specialist modules include: Government and Politics, Training and Fitness for Health, Outdoor Skills Development, Third Sector and public Services.

Assessment

All students on the HNC Public Services will experience a variety of assessment methods, including both written and practical tasks. Specific examples include presentations, essays, reports, in-class tests and practical projects.

Careers & Progression

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Public Services provides a solid grounding in public services and provides an opportunity for specialism, which students can build on should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage. On successful completion of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate, students can develop careers in the public services sector through: • Entering employment: Police Officer – not a direct entry route from 2020 Fire Service Officer, Justice Services – Youth Justice/Probation Officer, Civil Servant Education – Finance Assistant, Faculty Officer, Programme Support Officer, Community Worker • Continuing existing employment • Higher Education to include: BA (Hons) Criminology, BA (Hons) Policing, BA (Hons) Public Services, BA (Hons) Public Services Management, BSc (Hons) Applied Social Sciences, BA (Hons) Leadership in the Public Sector, BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology, BA (Hons) Uniformed and Public Services, BSc (Hons) Public Services and the Community, BSc (Hons) Fire and Rescue.

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