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L2 DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC SERVICES

PEARSON EDEXCEL L2 DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC SERVICES (LF) F/T
Start Date 
16 Sep 2019
End Date 
26 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Full Time
Target audience 

This course targets those students who wish to prepare for a career in one of the UK's public services, both uniformed and non-uniformed. Typically students may progress to a Level 3 qualification in Public Services to broaden the opportunities for employment and higher education.

Entry requirements 

Four GCSEs at grade D or an equivalent qualification in a related subject area.

Course content 

The content on this course covers a wide range of topics including Health and Fitness, Career Planning and Citizenship. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a range of outdoor and physical activities through units such as Public Service skills and Land Based Navigation.

Teaching & Learning 

This programme aims to combine theoretical and practical skills, bringing together the various elements of the topics mentioned that are used within a public services environment.

Students will be exposed to a variety of teaching and learning methods including classroom-based and practical sessions.

Although this is an academic based vocational course there are weekly opportunities to participate in practical sessions throughout the programme in relevant areas such as the fitness suite, sports hall, playing fields and outdoor and adventure centres.

Assessment criteria 

A variety of assessment methods are used including, assignments, exams (Functional Skills) and practical exercises.

Progression 

On successful completion of this course, students can progress to the Level 3 Public Services programme.

Other information 

Students will have the opportunity to participate in numerous enrichment activities such as overnight residential and day visits to various uniformed service organisations. Students will be required to purchase items of sports kit and stationery as part of the course. This programme can be combined with GCSE qualifications.

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Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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