What courses can I do after this?
On successful completion of this Level 2 First Diploma you can progress at The College to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Public Services or other related Level 3 course. Alternatively, progression to employment or apprenticeship training.
To do this course you should have...
You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.
What about work experience?
You will have the opportunity to engage in work experience placements within the public services or local employers.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
You will study units covering a range of topics including public service employment, public service skills, improving health and fitness for entry to public service, adventurous activities and teamwork for public service, land navigation by map and compass and driving and its relationship to public service.
Additionally you will study Functional Skills or GCSE English and Mathematics as part of the study programme if you do not have a C grade at GCSE.
More about the course
The public services require hard work, leadership and initiative. The Level 2 Diploma course will draw out and develop these qualities. Throughout the course your personal tutor will monitor your progress and provide support and guidance on a wide range of issues. Students will also have the opportunity to undertake volunteering activities, attend insight courses and enjoy contact with public services through visits and guest speakers.