Public Services


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

Department: 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.


Course Content

BTEC First Diploma in Public Services

Entry Requirements

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.

Next Steps

4 GCSEs at minimum grade 3/D, including English and maths OR a BTEC Level 1 qualification in Public Services OR an Intermediate GNVQ in an appropriate vocational area. Must have a strong interest in outdoor adventure/sport/public services. You will be required to complete a work placement.

Career Opportunities

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