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Public Services Diploma Level 2

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Course overview

Develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for a career in the Uniformed Public Services such as the Police, Army or the Royal Air Force. You will be stretched and challenged to prepare you for the robust recruitment stages within the services. You will explore units such as: public service skills, crime and the effects on society, and health and fitness for entry to the public services, you will also take part in multi-day expeditions, work experience and volunteering units with the opportunity to take part in community based projects to enhance your CV.

 

What Does The Programme Include

You will develop skills across the course to prepare you for Public Service employment. This will be through tutor led presentations, team tasks and challenges, student led activities, giving presentations, monitoring personal health and fitness levels and other forms of skill development. You will also have several guest speakers in from the services who will deliver presentations and sessions and be available for Q and A.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grades 3/​D or above, including English and maths. 

Need to resit? No problem. If you don’t achieve a Grade 4/​C in GCSE maths or English, you’ll re-sit the exams with us and we’ll help you prepare.

Worried about your grades?

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above. 

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective 6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy /​too hard
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieveing well

Our course enquiries and admissions team are available remotely throughout this unprecedented period. They can be contacted at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any further questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed through written assignments, presentations and practical activities.

Additional Information

You will be required to be in uniform throughout your days in college in both theory and practical sessions. This will be at a cost of £120 for a basic package with the opportunity to purchase other items if you desire. Course fees will be £100 for the year. This will cover adventurous activities and an expedition trips outside of college You will also require a pair of sports trainers (no fashion flat soled footwear). You will be required to attend each lesson with a folder, dividers, plastic wallets and stationary. More information and details will be given at interview.

Potential Future Career

Progress to the Public Services Extended Diploma Level 3 or an Armed Forces Apprenticeship, or enter employment.

 

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My course fast tracked my dream career as a Police Officer. I work as a Police Special in my spare time, and I’ve been accepted on a BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigative Degree!

Aimee Hatcher

 

 

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