Subject: Public Services
Subject Leader: Mrs P Hill
Qualification: BTEC First Award in Public Services
Examination Board: Edexcel
This course provides a basis to develop skills and experience that would be necessary for working in Public Services, such as : The Police, The Fire Service, The Army or The Prison Service.
You will look at:
the role of the uniformed and non-uniformed Public Services;
job roles and responsibilities;
career development, recruitment and selection.
How you will learn:
You will study 4 units of work:
the role and work of the public services;
working skills in the public sector;
employment in the public services;
health, fitness and lifestyle for the public services.
How you will be assessed:
Controlled Assessment 75% - Pass (grade C), Merit (grade B), Distinction (grade A) - equivalent to two GCSE grades A* - C.
This course is a good foundation for a Level 3 Public Service or AS level Business Studies course post 16.
Police, Ambulance, Fire, Army, Navy, RAF, Prison Service, Coast Guard, HM Revenue & Customs, Royal Marines.
For further information see: Mrs P Hill
Why should I choose this subject?