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Uniformed Public Services (Level 3)


Why study this course?

You will learn about life within a wide variety of public services and be challenged both physically and academically.

What will I study?

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the structure of the public service industry and the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment. You will learn about discipline, outdoor and adventurous activities, command and control and physical preparation. You will develop your practical application of the skills learnt through a variety of educational visits and expeditions. You will also be required to attend tutorials, complete work experience and study employability skills. This study programme involves physical and adventurous activities, volunteering and study visits.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or
give you the UCAS points needed for university.

Are there any additional costs?

• College uniform approx. £30
• Trips approx. £200

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

If you are aged 16-18 on 31 August 2020, a British or European Union resident and looking to study at Level 2 and Level 3, the tuition fees and any exam registration fees are FREE, except Access to Higher Education courses where a fee may be charged.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Find out more at You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen

What qualifications will I gain?

• Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168