Public Services - Level 3 Extended Diploma (Edexcel)

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Qualification Obtained: Extended Diploma in Public Services (QCF)

Course Overview

Public Services at Blackpool and the Fylde College is an exciting, active and rewarding course delivered by tutors who are experts in their field, these experts can provide you with all the support and guidance you need to get you qualified and employed or for you to progress onto higher level courses.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities will be both practical and theory based and include where possible vocational experts currently serving in the Uniformed Public Services.

The course is over one academic year and you will study eight topics listed below worth 1.5 A'Levels.

You will study the following units:

  1. Government, Policies and the Public Services (10 credits)
  2. Leadership and Team work in the Public Services (15 credits)
  3. Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services (15 credits)
  4. Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Public Services (10 credits)
  5. Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle in the Public Services (10 credits)
  6. Fitness testing in the Uniformed Public Services (10 credits)
  7. Crime and its effects on society (10 credits)
  8. Responding to Emergency Incidents (10 credits)

You will also have a dedicated PE practical session each week which you must participate in.

As part of your Programme of Study, you will also cover the following area. You must complete all of these qualifications to be successful:

  1. Developmental maths and English programme
  2. Tutorial – you will have a one to one every 4 – 5 weeks with your tutor to assess your progress and set targets
  3. Work Experience and Volunteering programme- employer visits, hands on experiences, guest speakers from industry experts.

Course Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and Maths OR a First Diploma at merit plus English Language and Maths at grade C

Study Options

Course Code: TS1FE16
Start Date: 05/09/2016
End Date: 22/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: Bispham Campus

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

Get in touch

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If you require any further information about this course please contact us on the following:

Call course enquiries

01253 504 343

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CONTACT THE COLLEGE

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info@blackpool.ac.uk

Telephone

Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
General enquiries: 01253 352 352
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Fleetwood Nautical Campus: 01253 779 123


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Postal Address

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Ashfield Road
Bispham
Blackpool
FY2 0HB

 

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