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 / A*-C, including English and maths OR a Level 2 Diploma at Merit level including English and maths grades 9-4 / A*-C. You need a keen interest in outdoor adventure/sport/uniformed public services.
Higher Education - University
Public or armed services Outdoor activity centres Coastguard Sports/Leisure centres Schools, Colleges and Universities Youth leadership.
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|02-Sep-19||25-Jun-21||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Full time||3 days plus work experience||210|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
You will be required to purchase kit at the start of the course at £120 - this cost will include a contribution towards additional educational visits. It is also recommended that applicants set aside £50 towards costs of the expedition which is held at the end of the course. All Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided.
The applicant will be issued with a kit list at the start of the course and will be required to purchase a public services uniform and outdoor footwear.
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