Public Services Level 1 Introductory Diploma

Course Information

  • Course Code: HS041
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Validated by: EDEXCEL
  • Study Mode: Full time

This Level 1 Public Service course is suitable for anyone who is considering a career in the Public Services. It will introduce the fundamental skills required for anyone working in this disciplined environment and introduce a range of topics that will give an insight into the world of work.

What will I study?

This course involves successfully completing a range of units which include:-

  • Wellbeing and Fitness for Public Service
  • Public Service Careers
  • Personal Skills for the Public Services
  • Practical Teamwork in the Public Service
  • Maths & English*

*If you have not achieved a Grade C or above in your Maths and English language GCSEs you will be required to work towards a GCSE Grade C as part of your Study Programm

Entry Requirements

For the Level 1 Diploma you will need a GCSE profile with at least 3 Es including English Language.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by successfully completing written assignments and participation in classroom based activities and outdoor activities.

What can I do next?

You could use this qualification as a stepping stone to Level 2 programme in Public Services providing you complete all the required units and receive a good tutor reference.

Your Study Programme

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All of our Public Service courses are based in the £18.3 million Beacon Centre. Our students benefit from state of the art facilities such as practical rooms for looking at forensic scenes, major incidents and planning for expeditions. We also have three dedicated IT suites and interactive whiteboards in each classroom. Studying in the Beacon Centre, you will benefit from free wireless access throughout the building and a library and resource centre providing in excess of 60 computers and 45,000 books.

Enrichment & Employability

Students studying Public Services often gain first aid qualifications alongside their course, and many take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Schemes. We have strong links with the armed forces so there are many outdoor activities and army residentials throughout the course. Additionally, students often take part in voluntary opportunities, ‘major incident days’ hosted by the Road Safety Agency and fundraising activities.

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