Course Details

This course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Uniformed Public Services. It covers all the key content to ensure you are fully prepared for joining any of the Uniformed Public Services. There are numerous practical activities, residential trips and guest speakers to keep you actively engaged throughout the year! Assessment is assignment based. When completed both years it is equivalent to 3 A Levels which relates to UCAS points for entry into University.

Entry Requirements

First Year Entry : For school Leavers; Minimum entry 5 GCSE passes at Grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths or Diploma in Public Services Level 2 - Merit Profile + GCSE Grade 4 in English Language and Maths

Career options

Year 2 and then on completion Higher Education Studies, including University. Commission into the Armed Forces.

Uniformed Public Services Level 3 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Many opportunities to take part in trips including trips abroad
  • 2 Lecturers experienced in Public Service employment
  • 3 Fun, as required by any of the Public Services
  • 4 Guest speakers from Uniformed Public Services
  • 5 Practical assessments

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • Edexcel (QCF) BTEC 90-credit Diploma in Public Services


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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS432CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

18 modules over 2 years - 9 each year. Including: * Major Incidents * Land based activities * Understanding Discipline * Employment in the Uniformed Services * Physical Preparation for the Uniformed Services * Crime and its effects on Society * Impact of War and Conflict * Command and Control * Practical Team Sports * Outdoor Activities

How will I be taught?

Through lectures, practical classes, group & individual work and self study. There are exciting residential trips to both Brecon Beacons and Dartmoor; visiting speakers from the uniformed services. There are also development days with the Armed Services and "Look at Life" courses with the Armed Forces.

How will I be assessed?

Each module will have a number of assignments, with some including practical tasks.

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