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BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Preparation for Public Services

The Progression 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 chosen to help develop your confidence, understanding and abilities and then applying them in and out of the classroom, this progression could be for you. Units such as: 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, Sport and Recreation in Public Services are some of the units you will study over the 1 year course.

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Start date: 08/09/2022

Course code
P2PSERV22T
Level
Level 2
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Progression

TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Experienced lecturers

Confidence building

Develop personal fitness

Problem solving

Industry links

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.

All progression 2 pathways will include English and Maths up to Level 2. You will study either GCSE or Functional skills to ensure that you achieve at Level 2.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will learn through a range of methods including practical experiences and theory-based lessons. Topics related to the protective services such as health, fitness, lifestyle, citizenship, society, employment and the role and work of the protective services.

Alongside the BTEC Certificate you will work towards OCN Work Skills qualifications.  These qualifications are designed to 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?

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 with regard to a career into the protective services.

Assessment arrangements

All assessment on the Sport programme is internally assessed, however you will be external assessed for Maths and English Qualifications

Entry Requirements

You will need three GCSEs at a minimum of grade 3.

Information & Support

Working within the Student Services area, the Student Support team will see you on a one-to-one basis and offer advice and guidance on financial, personal, and emotional issues. A professional team of staff work together with your personal tutor to support you so that you can successfully complete your course and recognise pathways to progression after leaving College. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For further information please feel free to contact the DTL for Protective Services, Louise Coley on louisec@truro-penwith.ac.uk 

 

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