Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 1 BTEC Introductory Diploma in Public Services - Sandwell College

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Level 1 BTEC Introductory Diploma in Public Services

Introductory Diploma

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

This one-year course is for school leavers wishing to pursue a career in one of the Uniformed Public Services, such as the Police Service, Fire Service, Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force, Prison Service, or UK Visas & Immigration.

Course requirements

You’ll need GCSE English and Maths at Grade 1 or Functional Skills English and Maths at Entry Level 3. You also need to show enthusiasm for the course and be motivated to take part in activities.

Examples of units delivered are:
• Taking Part in Fitness
• Finding out about Public Services
• Planning and Navigating a Route
• Taking part in Sport and Adventurous Activities

Examples of guest speakers and activities include:
• Meet the Marines Day
• Volunteering
• Go Karting
• Completing National Citizenship Service

You will go on at least one residential, where you will be assessed in practical and vocational settings. Throughout your course, you will work alongside a range of Public Service professionals who support teaching, learning and assessment.

On successful completion of this course you can go on to study the Level 2 Public Services Diploma. Alternatively, you could apply to join the uniformed public services.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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