Level 1 Diploma in Public Services BTEC

Course Content

The course gives an introduction to the broad range of public services, encouraging self-development and confidence building in both individual and team situations. There will be an opportunity to experience real service life through visits to the Army, Fire & Rescue Service, Police Community Awareness and much, much more.

»A range of activities designed to stretch, motivate and develop communication, teamwork, leadership, punctuality and discipline skills - all are key skills needed in any future career.

»Developing confidence and team work and personal development

»Health and Fitness preparation in the Public Services.

Course Format

Full Time

Special Features

Functional skills in Maths and English and Work Experience visits form part of this programme. As part of preparing learners for employment we require all our learners to wear a college kit that can be purchased at the start of the course. More information will be given on interview.

Entry Qualifications

No formal qualifications are required but a range of GCSE grades E to F would be beneficial. This course is suitable if you are considering a career in Uniformed Public Services - the Armed Forces, the Police, the Prison Service, HM Revenue and Customs, the Ambulance and Paramedic Services or the Fire and Rescue Service.


By achieving a PASS in every unit you may be able to progress on to the Level 2 programme in Public Services after a progression interview or apply for selection to the Public Services if you are deemed suitable against their entry requirements.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.