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BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Preparation for Public Services

The Level 2 Public Services programme is aimed at learners to support progression to Further Education and study at a higher level or to employment. The programme will also allow learners to work towards Level 2 English and Maths qualifications.

Why Choose This Course?

If you enjoy studying a variety of subjects to help develop your confidence, understanding and abilities, and then apply these skills in and out of the classroom, then this progression route could be for you. This course is perfect for learners hoping to take their first steps into a career in the Public Services. Some of the units you will study over the course include Public Service Skills and Support for the Community, Employment in Uniformed Public Services, Health and Fitness for Entry into the Uniformed Public Services, Activities and Teamwork for the Public Services and Sport and Recreation in Public Services.

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Start date: 09/09/2024

Course code
P2PSERV24T
Level
Level 2
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Progression

Top Course Highlights

Develop Confidence

Work-Related Skills

Employability Skills

Progression to Further Education

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Blend of Theory and Practical

You will learn through a range of methods including practical experiences and theory-based lessons. You will be taught in classroom lectures, presentations, practical sessions and group discussions.

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English and Maths Skills

You will study either GCSE or Functional skills to ensure that you achieve Level 2 in English and Maths. Skills in both will assist your future, supporting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data.

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OCN Work Skills

You will work towards OCN Work Skills qualifications. This will provide learners with a range of employability skills that are key to preparing them for the workplace and to assist learners in acquiring the skills, attributes and behaviours that are needed to enter and succeed in any future progression routes.

Where Will It Take Me?

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to progress onto further study, training, or employment having developed both academic and practical skills, allowing you to make informed choices on which area you would like to progress into with regard to a career into the Public Services.

Assessment Arrangements

All assessments on the Public Services programme are internally assessed, however, you will be externally assessed for Maths and English Qualifications.

Entry Requirements

You will need 3 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above.

Additional Information

First Day Requirements – Practical kit, a pen and paper.

Awarding Body: BTEC

for more information contact vickyp@truro-penwith.ac.uk

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What you could earn

  • Senior Police Officers
  • Police Officers (Sergeant and Below)
  • Police Community Support Officers
  • Sports Players
  • Sports and Leisure Assistants
  • Senior Officers in Fire, Ambulance, Prison and Related Services
  • Fire Service Officers (Watch Manager and Below)
  • Ambulance Staff (Excluding Paramedics)
Potential Salary

£118,011

Entry Level Salary

£20,160

Average Salary

£50,921

Annual openings in Cornwall

3

Potential Salary

£56,238

Entry Level Salary

£28,707

Average Salary

£44,585

Annual openings in Cornwall

22

Potential Salary

£48,296

Entry Level Salary

£10,721

Average Salary

£28,624

Annual openings in Cornwall

3

Potential Salary

£42,453

Entry Level Salary

£11,935

Average Salary

£23,377

Annual openings in Cornwall

10

Potential Salary

£24,685

Entry Level Salary

£4,484

Average Salary

£13,209

Annual openings in Cornwall

51

Potential Salary

£119,666

Entry Level Salary

£20,443

Average Salary

£51,635

Annual openings in Cornwall

2

Potential Salary

£46,633

Entry Level Salary

£23,401

Average Salary

£36,192

Annual openings in Cornwall

10

Potential Salary

£39,723

Entry Level Salary

£8,697

Average Salary

£24,655

Annual openings in Cornwall

13

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College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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