TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
Great Links to public service providers
team work and Leadership skills
Excellent Industry Links
The College has excellent links like the full range of public services, providing real-life experiences to contextualise learning
Learn Fantastic employability Skills
An emphasis is placed on outdoor activities and practical learning to develop necessary employment skills.
Students thrive in a supportive environment and enjoy numerous guest speakers and visits.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The qualification contains both mandatory and optional units which relate directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers in the sector.
The areas covered include:
• Employment in the Uniformed Public Services
• Health and Fitness for Entry to the Uniformed Public Services
• Expedition and Land Navigation Skills
• Impact of Law on Public Services
• Crime & its Effects on Society
• Community and Cultural Awareness
• Attending Emergency Incidents in the Public Services
• Security Procedures in the Public Services
• Cyber Security & Crime.
WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?
In completing this qualification, you will be able to progress onto further study, training, or employment. You will also have developed academic and practical skills that may be applicable in other work situations or will enable you to progress to Level 3 qualifications in areas such as Public Services or Sport.
You will be assessed through assignments which will be either written or practical; there are no external exams, a variety of assessment methods will be used including:
- Practical and leadership assessments
- Written assignments
To gain entry to the course, you will need three GCSEs at grade 3 or 4 including English Language or Literature and/or mathematics.
INFORMATION & SUPPORT
Throughout the course, you would be required to complete at least 10 hours of independent study time per week. To support you in this you will have access to lecturers via email and will be able to access support materials and resources via our virtual learning environment, Moodle.
Alongside the Level 2 qualification, you will work towards OCN Work Skills qualifications. These are designed to provide you with the range of employability skills that are key to preparing you for the workplace.