The course was devised in association with a variety of public, private and voluntary sectors, for example the Police, Armed Forces, Local Government, Probation, Youth Offending Teams and the Civil Service. You will study a broad spectrum of issues relating to a variety of public and private services, and other sectors. The course encompasses a wide range of the public and private sectors and develops the skills and attributes that are fundamental in any public, voluntary or private service industry. The course team will use CRC's excellent links with relevant external agencies, for example, the Cambridge University Officers' Training Corps, Royal Marine Reserves, Army Reserves, Police Specials, County Councils for guest lectures and additional opportunities for students thus ensuring vocational experience is placed at the heart of this programme. The course is made up from the following units: • Professional Reflective Practice • International Institutions and Global Affairs • Management of an Outdoor Event • Research Project • Blue Light Collaboration • Understanding and Leading Change • Expedition Planning You will also be expected to undertake a comprehensive physical training regime to fully prepare you for a successful career in the Services. The course will provide you with first hand experience of a variety of roles in the Public Services. It will be actively encouraged that all learners are engaged with either the Police Specials Constabulary, Royal Marine/RAF/Army Reserves or similar whilst attending College. Opportunities to be involved in the development and delivery of the Level 1 – 3 Uniformed Services Course will also be available to support you to develop the skills required to lead and motivate service personnel in the future. During your time on the course you will have the chance to attend extra residential activities. These may include: • Football (Male and Female) • Racket sports • Ski/snowboarding • Basketball • Netball • Cycling • Volunteering Trip (Morocco) There is an extra cost for these activities. Additional Qualifications - Level 3 Award in Education and Training (TBC). This is classed as a full-time course – on successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma. For Home and EU students, a loan from the Student Loans Company is available to support learners with fees if applied for. These fees cover the overall costs of the course, including sports kits, guest speakers, day trips and additional courses that will be run throughout the year.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To join the HND Level 5 Public Services you will need to have completed the HNC Level 4 Public Services course. In addition you must have 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent, including GCSE English and maths
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4990||Whole course|