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Public Services Preparation

Course Code: FPSP
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Duration: One year
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm

What's it all about?

This qualification is designed to make you an informed and prepared potential recruit for the public services. It will enable you to prepare to make a recruitment application or provide a basis for further study and progression towards the entry qualification of a specific service.

The course covers all uniformed services including the Army, Navy, RAF, Police, Fire and Prison Service, as well as a range of other public services, including non-uniformed, within the community.

By the end of the course you would have:

  • an understanding of the uniformed public services sector
  • the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in the uniformed services
  • the opportunity to investigate volunteering roles and the transferable workplace skills volunteering can provide
  • the ability to prepare for a recruitment interview
  • an understanding of the personal commitment and fitness requirements needed to be employed in a uniformed service role
  • an understanding of the importance of health and hygiene for those in uniformed service roles
  • the opportunity to understand and develop the skills and qualities needed to work in a range of uniformed services, eg team work, communication, problem solving, navigation and drill
  • you will also participate in a range of activities and visits from local public services.

Course information

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

All assessments will be coursework such as presentations, demonstrations, witness statements, etc.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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