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BTEC (Level 3) Public Services (Single Option)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Public Services
Code PU1BC3S
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 3


If you are interested in going into any public service this course will prepare you with specific employability skills and knowledge. It will involve various trips and practical activities linked to the police, NHS, fire and armed services.


What you will study: 

• Police powers 

• Impact of war terrorism and conflict on the public services 
• Fitness testing and training 
• Government and policies in the public services 
• Leadership and teamwork in the public services 
• Equality, citizenship and diversity in the public services

You will be provided with a range of trips and guest speakers to enhance the delivery of the units. For example, visits from police officers, representatives from various local charities and the armed forces. Trips could include you participating in fitness testing at the local fire brigade, doing the army assault course at Strensall Army Barracks near York, or joining the Royal Marines at Covenham Reservoir as part of their open day recruitment event.

How will it be delivered?

A mixture of internal and external assessments. 

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply.

Your next steps...

Public services is a subject that develops many employability skills giving you access to many roles within the public services such as becoming a police officer, firefighter, paramedic, and those within the armed forces. It can also provide you with valuable UCAS points that will allow access to a wide range of different university courses.



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