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BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Public Services

Can you imagine yourself working with the general public?
Are you interested in a career in the Police, Fire Service or Armed Services, or the leisure industry?
Do you like a challenge?

This course is for young people with few qualifications who are interested in a career such as sport and leisure, or the armed forces or emergency services.

Course Content

Topics Covered

Experienced Tutors with a service background will provide you with the knowledge you will need to work towards a career in the Armed Forces and Emergency Services. Guest speakers from various areas of the uniformed services will deliver lectures and provide practical training sessions.

You will study units such as:

  • Public service incidents
  • Public services—Assisting the public
  • Developing personal skills for leadership

Entry Requirements

Students should have a range of GCSEs at grades 1/2. Entry onto this course is heavily dependant on a successful interview.


Possible Career Options

  • Police Officer
  • Fire Fighter
  • Paramedic
  • Roles within the Armed Forced
  • Civil Servant