Preparing you for a variety of roles in the Public Service Sector, including the Armed Forces, the Blue Light Services, Central Government, Local Government, and the Voluntary Services Sector, this course includes practical work and regular fitness training. You’ll develop team skills, leadership abilities and go out on adventure training trips completing outward-bound activities. You will carry out your own research and complete written reports. Many students go on to study at university including subjects such as International Affairs and Politics, and Criminology. Students have secured direct career employment with the Armed Forces, and other Services.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4. Alternatively, if you have studied at Level 2, you should have achieved a merit or above. Vocational courses are an ideal qualification for you if you prefer coursework. To study this course, you should have an interest in working with people.
On this course you will study the following units:
Lesson activities are wide-ranging, from lectures, simulations and research to detailed analysis and feedback. You will be in the fitness suite for one lesson and working on coursework for the next, for example.
Essential textbooks and a course polo shirt: £60.
Adventurous training activities: £400 (approximately).
You will be expected to provide suitable sportswear for the practical sessions.
This is a really good college, and it is definitely somewhere you can achieve your dreams.Yolanda Stemp, BTEC student
I focused and worked hard to get the grades. I had some support from my lecturer during a stressful time. The college is really good and supportive.Natasha Boerer, BTEC student
The teaching and support was really great, the quality was really great, all the teachers really care about your education as well as your wellbeing, they take everything into consideration and they’re great.Katie Whittingham, A Level student