Level 2 Public Services

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Uniformed Public Services OR233A01/24/1 Further Education

Course Information

This one year course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed public services. Concentrating on skills such as communication, personal development, fitness, sport, leadership and outdoor adventure, you will learn about career opportunities within all the public services and gain the skills that could lead to sports fitness, outdoor adventure and public service pathways.


  • Level 2 Public Services
Course Content
  • Units include:
    Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed public services
    Employment in the uniformed public services
    Adventurous activities and teamwork for the uniformed public services
    Sport and recreation in the uniformed public services
    Volunteering in the uniformed public services
    Role and work of the uniformed public services
    Carrying out a project in uniformed public services
    Citizenship, society and the uniformed public services
    Crime and its effect on society and individuals
    Employability skills
    Land navigation by map and compass
    Health and fitnessSports and recreation
    Work placement

    Nationally recognised additional qualifications and there will be an opportunity to gain National Governing Body (NGB) Awards in kayaking and canoeing.All students will have the opportunity to join the Combined Cadet Force (CCF), Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme (DofE) and can participate in Football and Rugby at various levels with the chance of joining the British Colleges Leagues college team.
Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at minimum grade 3/D, including English and maths. Must have a strong interest in outdoor adventure/sport/public services.
Next Steps
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure, Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services, Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Fitness
Career Opportunities
  • Armed forces, Outdoor activity centres, Public service organisations, Sports/Leisure centres, Volunteer organisations, Youth leadershipInstructor roles.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
09-Sep-2024 20-Jun-2025 9.30 a.m. 3.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Full Time
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
It is recommended that applicants set aside approximately £200 for additional NGB training, off-site activities/trips and essential kit. All personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided. A uniform will also be required which will cost in the region of £50.

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, A4 lever arch folders, ruler and eraser. Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Uniform.

What's next?

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