BTEC Public Services

The BTEC Certificate has one core unit.

Unit 1: Government, Policy and the Public Services.

Two further units will be studied.

Unit 5: Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services

Unit 9: Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions.

Two core units are studied in Year 13

Unit 2: Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services

Unit 3: Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services

Assessment and Content

Students will be assessed through coursework including practical work. The assignments have been designed to include skills in analysis, evaluation and presentation. Students will be given two submission opportunities for each task. All portfolios will be internally and externally verified and standardised. There are trips planned to enhance the course delivery and a residential trip will be offered in year 13. Due to this potentially there are additional costs involved, please speak to a member of teaching staff about this.

Where will it lead to?

This qualification is targeted at learners who would like to gain employment in the public services sector and has been developed to provide further training, education and progression opportunities within this sector. The qualifications will develop learners' abilities through the knowledge and skils gained in the programme and are suitable for learners who would like to know more about employment in uniformed of non-uniformed public services.