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Foundation Pathway: Public Services Level 1

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Explore your options for employment in a uniformed public service with this Level 1 Diploma in Protective Services.

This programme will help to develop your teamwork skills and personal fitness.

This course provides the knowledge and understanding to enable you to take up effective employment in the area of protective services. It also provides the start of a route into higher-education courses.

What I'll learn

You will study the purpose, role and responsibilities of our uniformed public services and test your teamwork skills in the fitness, outdoor and adventurous skills modules. 

You will study topics, including:

  • Health and well-being
  • Teamwork and leadership skills 
  • First aid
  • Sport and exercise

 

How I'll learn

The teaching team will engage your leaning in many different ways. Types of learning activities will consist of group work, practical activities, putting learning into practice and visits. Visits are also made by uniformed public personnel to offer first-hand experiences.

You will do practical lessons relating to map reading and outdoor activities, sports, and first aid.

Visits and trips are an integral part of the course and carry an additional cost payable when you start. 

 

How I'll be assessed

The course is based on continual assessment with workbooks.

The teaching team will engage your leaning in many different ways.

Types of learning activities will consist of group work, practical activities and putting learning into practice and visits.

Visits are also made by uniformed public personnel to offer first-hand experiences.

 

 

Entry Requirements

You do not need qualifications to join these pathways. However, you will need a successful interview with a member of the teaching team to show your commitment to full time study and your interest in the subject. 

You need a basic level of literacy and numeracy to apply for this course. The commitment to work towards improving English and maths is required for this programme. Both Functional skill and GCSE re-sits are offered. We will also expect a satisfactory school report. 

As part of your interview we will assess your levels of English and maths and advise you of the most appropriate level to study.

 

How to Apply

To register your interest and contact the Foundation Learning team, you do not need to complete the full college application form. Please complete the short form here.

 

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