Uniformed Public Services


Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
Course Code: OR233

Department: Uniformed Public Services
Course Type: Full time

This one year course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed public services.

Concentrating on skills such as communication, personal development, fitness, sport, leadership and outdoor adventure, you will learn about career opportunities within all the public services and gain the skills that could lead to sports fitness, outdoor adventure and public service pathways.



BTEC First Diploma in Public Services

Course Content

Units include:
Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed public services
Employment in the uniformed public services
Adventurous activities and teamwork for the uniformed public services
Sport and recreation in the uniformed public services
Volunteering in the uniformed public services
Role and work of the uniformed public services
Carrying out a project in uniformed public services
Citizenship, society and the uniformed public services
Crime and its effect on society and individuals
Employability skills
Land navigation by map and compass
Health and fitness
Sports and recreation
Work placement
Nationally recognised additional qualifications and there will be an opportunity to gain National Governing Body (NGB) Awards in kayaking and canoeing.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at minimum grades 3/D, including English and maths or equivalent. You will need a high level of enthusiasm for a career in the Public Services and enjoy outdoor adventure pursuits.


Next Steps

Level 3 Professional Outdoor Instructor Study Programme
Professional Outdoor Instructor Course
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Fitness

Career Opportunities

Armed forces
Outdoor activity centres
Public service organisations
Sports/Leisure centres
Volunteer organisations
Youth leadership
Instructor roles.