Uniformed Public Services BTEC Level 2

Uniformed Public Services BTEC Level 2

Uniformed Public Services BTEC Level 2


Course outline:

The Level 2 Public Service course provides the ideal stepping stone into a wide range of exciting careers in the uniformed services, including the Army and police force. You will benefit from the expertise of teachers who also have backgrounds in the armed forces and other public services.

Course Structure:

Course Structure:
Unit 1 – Teamwork and Communication
Unit 4 – Improving Health & Fitness
Unit 5 – Personal Development/OAA


Key Facts:

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    Examination Board

    Edexcel

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    Duration

    One year

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    Minimum entry requirements:

    Five GCSEs at Level 2 and above, (or a Merit in a Level 1
    qualification and the support of your tutors)

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    Possible combinations:

    This is a full-time course which includes Functional Skills English and/or Maths if not yet gained Level 4

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    Enrichment opportunities:

    A range of enrichment opportunities will be available to include as part of your timetable such as Fitness Boot-Camp, Duke of Edinburgh (Bronze, Silver and Gold), Football team, Netball team, Archery and many more.

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    Skills developed:

    • Camping related skills
    • Orienteering
    • Drill
    • Self-Discipline
    • Leadership and Teamwork

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    Likely next step opportunities:

    • The Level 2 course within this pathway are designed for anyone wanting to develop a career in the armed forces or public sector. Once you complete the Level 2 course. You will be able to progress to Level 3 Public Services and subsequently study at Higher Education and also towards careers in:
    • The Prison Service
    • Armed Forces
    • Emergency services: Police, Fire and Ambulance service
    • The Civil Service

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    Assessment summary:

    A mixture of external examinations and internal coursework

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    Course requirements:

    Uniform: All students are required to purchase the course uniform which includes a Navy polo shirt, Black belt, Navy trousers and Black boots (product list provided during enrolment). Must be worn during weekly inspections and college events.
    NCS Week: This involves activities such as Coasteering, Surfing, High Ropes, Lazar-tag, followed by a social action project. This is compulsory .


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