Extended Diploma in Public Services, Level 3
A diverse range of careers in the Public Sector are available to you. A genuine interest in public services is absolutely essential for you to get into this highly-competitive industry, but you don’t need to be currently working as you will gain the skills and experience to prepare you for it.
You will study a variety of public services based modules designed to give you the best chance of progressing to a career that is dynamic, exciting and full of opportunities.
You will be at the college main campuses and Public Services HQ 4-5 days a week..
Practical parts of the course are based at Perdiswell Sports centre in Worcester and our Redditch campus Sports centre.
There is a real focus on providing you with exceptional opportunities to get work placements with local employers in the Public Sector. Many of our students go into well paid jobs locally and a significant number continue their education at university/ Higher Education degree level.
Please note that this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds.
A total of 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or 4 and above or Level 2 Public services or Level 2 Sport. Maths and English for Level 3 at Grade 4 and above must be included.
Good practical and communication skills.
- Leadership and teamwork
- Fitness testing and training
- Custodial care
- Planning and management of major incidents
- Impact of war and terrorism
- Adventurous activities
How will I be assessed?
Continuous assessment through
1. Practical assessment of knowledge and skills for leading and instructing
2. Group and individual presentations of public services specific work
3. Written reports and evaluations
What can I do next
You can progress onto a broad range of academic and vocational higher education courses at a Foundation Degree, HND or BA (Hons) level.
HND Public Services
FdA Sports Leadership and Management