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Level 1 Public Services

This course is a great introduction to studying public services and gives you the opportunity to prepare for study at level 2.

You'll be working on improving your physical fitness in our gym and sports facilities, as well as improving your team working skills and learning how to carry out essential map reading and navigation.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Investigating employment opportunities in the uniformed services
  • Wellbeing and physical fitness
  • Team working skills
  • Developing self discipline
  • Carrying out essential map reading and navigation
  • Health, safety and emergency care
  • Participating in competitive sports

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of presentations, practical observations, simulations, written work, poster design and discussions.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have GCSEs at grade E or above in English and maths.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you've completed this course, you will have the opportunity to continue you your studies at level 2.

Ref: Chris Mason

Why study Public and Uniformed Services with us?

Employer Links

Strong employer links with uniformed and non-uniformed services.

Leading Recruiter

Leading North West recruiter for the RAF (Platinum Partnership Award).

Support and Preparation

Support and preparation for your next stage interview and fitness tests.

Guest Speakers

Special guest speakers such as the Royal Marines, Fire Service and Police Officers.

Develop Your Skills

Develop your teamworking, navigation and communications skills.

Improve Your Fitness

Build your strength, endurance and fitness levels in our gym, exercise studio and sports hall.