BTEC Public Services

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This is a level 2 qualification worth 2 GCSEs for learners who have the potential to achieve A-Cs at GCSE.Students are awarded a Pass at the end of the qualification which is the equivalent of a B grade at GCSE.  This course centres around the work of the Public Services and will focus on providing opportunities for learners to develop a range of interpersonal skills, personal qualities and attitudes required for working life.



The qualification is 100% coursework and is assessed through internally set assignments and externally verified through the Awarding Body.  Evidence to show understanding can be obtained in various ways including:-


  • Written evidence
  • Witness Statements /observation records
  • Group presentations/discussions
  • Team building Activities
  • Role Plays



Successful learners will be able to progress to Level 3 programmes for example the BTEC Diploma in Public Services.  They may also progress to other advanced courses in a variety of areas depending on additional GCSE qualifications gained.

This qualification will enable learners to follow a wide variety of employment pathways in both the uniformed and non uniformed public service sectors.


Potential Career Opportunities:

  • Army Officer
  • Police Service
  • Fire Service
  • Civil Service Administrative Assistant/Management Trainee
  • Local Government Officers
  • Prison Service
  • Paramedic
  • RAF
  • Navy


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