Extended Diploma in Public Services (QCF)
Year 1 units include:
Government, policies and the public services
Leadership and teamwork in the uniformed public services
Citizenship, contemporary society and the public services
Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
Physical preparation, health and fitness
Practical team sports
Land navigation by map and compass
Responding to emergency service incidents.
Year 2 units include:
War and conflict
International perspectives for the uniformed public services
Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
Crime and its effects on society
Planning for and management of major incidents
Uniformed public services employment
Communications and technology in uniformed public services.
You will take part in many practical activities including high ropes, climbing, kayaking and you will also achieve a good level of fitness!
In addition you could achieve the following qualifications:
Option to include: National Governing Body (NGB) Awards in canoeing (additional costs apply).
4 GCSEs at minimum grades 9-4 or A*-C, including English and maths OR a Level 2 Diploma at Merit level including Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths. You will be required to complete a work placement and will need a keen interest in outdoor adventure/sport/uniformed public services.
Level 3 Professional Outdoor Instructor Study Programme
Professional Outdoor Instructor
Advanced Apprenticeship in Emergency Services or related subjects
Public or armed services
Outdoor activity centres
Schools, Colleges and Universities