Level 2 Public Services
Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of teamwork, communication, citizenship and criminology. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 Public Services course.
- Course Information
Study different aspects of the public services, meet real life staff and officers, ask questions and get the advice and support you need to be able to join them.
The course is delivered through a mixture of practical, theoretical and work-related tasks and activities where you get the chance to study many different aspects of all the public services, meet real life staff and officers, ask questions and get the advice and support you need to be able to join them. The subjects you will study are interesting and fun and enable you to really excel in both academic and practical ability. You will learn about:
- employment opportunities
- teamwork skills
- expedition skills
- security in the services
- crime and its effects
- health and fitness
- emergency responses to incidents
Annual trips, guest speakers and outdoor pursuits
In this safe and supportive environment, you will discover things about yourself that you never knew existed!
As part of the course you will also study English and Maths to develop your employability skills.
- Entry Requirements
For our Pre-Advanced L2 courses our entry requirements are 4 x GCSEs at Grade 3, Maths or English Language or English Literature at Grade 3 and Grade 2 in the others. Level 2 courses last for 1 year.
Some vocational courses will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
- How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed continually throughout the year by coursework, and there will also be an exam for Unit 1.
- Progression Pathway
Successful completion of this course may lead to progression onto a Level 3 course, employment or training.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.