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L3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services Level 3 | 90-credit Diploma in Public Services (QCF)

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Unconditional Places to Full-Time Applicants

Due to the uncertainty around how long the Covid-19 outbreak will last, it has been agreed for the immediate future that we will be offering unconditional places to full-time (not University Level) applicants who apply to SGS College.

Once you apply for your course, you will receive a communication offering you a place.

You just need to accept the offer, if you wish to.

We will then be in touch to discuss the offer once the Covid-19 risk reduces.

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Summary

This Level 3 Extended Diploma in The Uniform Public Services is one the departments flagship courses. The qualification allows you to study a wide range of areas within the Public Services industry, from the armed forces to the importance of the public sector in the UK. The breadth of units enables you to be better informed for your next steps and your career choices. This 2-year course has been tailored to give learners an opportunity to progress onto Higher Education Public Services programmes or employment in the Public Service industries.
This is a full-time course.

Qualification Size and UCAS Points

This BTEC qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels, giving the learner the opportunity to achieve a maximum of 168 UCAS points.

What units will I study?

The Level 3 programme is made up of units, that are a mix of theory and practical work. This course will cover some of the units below:
Leadership and Teamwork
Fitness Testing and Training for the Public Services
Understanding the Impact of War
Communications and Technology
Expedition Skills

How do the Sports Academies work alongside this course?

Learners are able to access Sports Academies whilst studying at SGS College on a full-time course. Your academic studies and academy training work as a partnership, and as such, are never timetabled at the same time. This allows you to continue your development within your selected sporting discipline, whilst studying in an academic area that interests you.
For example, a learner may have lectures on a Monday morning and then Academy training at WISE on a Monday afternoon.

How will I know how I am doing?

We will assess this qualification through 100% coursework. The assessment methods we will use include written assignments, presentations, discussions and practical assessment of skills, such as instructing and leading.

What do I need to join?

Applicants will hold a total of 5 GCSE grade 4’s, including English and maths.

Maths & English

Although no additional English and maths qualifications will be taken during this course, we aim to embed these essential skills into all of our lectures, giving learners the opportunity to further evolve and develop these important attributes.

Employability

Possible careers and salaries include:
Royal Marines Officer - £25,700 to £49,958 depending upon experience and rank
Public Relations Officer - £18,000 to £90,000 depending upon experience
Dog Handler - £16,000 to £25,000 depending upon experience

Average yearly salary data taken from the National Careers Services website

Work Experience

Every learner at SGS College is tasked with achieving 36 hours of work experience during the academic year. We suggest the learner starts to consider their work experience placement at the earliest opportunity.

What can I do next?

A high majority of our learner’s progress onto Higher Education Public Services programmes. Following the successful completion of this qualification, learners could also apply for apprenticeships in the related field. Employment options after achievement include roles within the armed forces, NHS or the outdoor activities industry.

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Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (1 day ago)

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

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Sep 2020
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Become part of our AcademyIn addition with all Full-time study routes, you can also apply to become part of our Sporting academies. If you wish to also apply, add your chosen Academy to your course basket along with your chosen course of study.

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Enquire about L3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services 0800 0567 253 | [email protected]

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