BTEC First Level 2 Extended Certificate in Uniformed & Public Services

This first part of the course will introduce you to the course and what you will achieve over the next two years. We shall cover the course rules, ways of working together, the overall structure of the course and units together with how you will be assessed.

The aim of this unit is to enable your to develop an understanding of public service skills and a variety of methods of learning. You will also explore teamwork and communication skills via hands-on activities and how to meet public expectations.

These two units provide you with an overview of how can prepare for a career in the uniformed or non-uniformed public services. Having studied the units you shouild have a better chance of success in applying for a career. The unit provides a detailed insight into the different work done by the services to allow you to make an informed choice about your future career.

The units cover the roles, purpose and responsibilities of a number of services, the range of jobs you might find and their conditions of service. We wsill use a variety of resources to make sure the information you have is up to date.

This unit will enable you to develop the skills needed to carry out a research project into a topic that really interests you linked to any apsect of the public services. You will be able to design, implement and present a research project with the support and guidance of your teachers.