Cambridge Regional College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
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. 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. 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 courses 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 Trips (Morocco) There is an extra cost for these activities. 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.
The course is made up from the following units: Unit 1: Organisational Structures and Culture Unit 2: Mental Health and Wellbeing Unit 3: Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment Unit 4: Public Services in Contemporary Society (Pearson-set) Unit 13: Personal and Professional Development Unit 15: Modern Warfare and Conflict Unit 21: Outdoor Skills Development Unit 27: Psychology of Behaviour Please note - units are subject to change.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Cambridge Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||A* - E||2 A Levels|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Pass at an equivalent Level 3 qualification (e.g. BTEC Level 3 Diploma)|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to Higher Education|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English and Maths GCSE at grade 9-4 (A*-C) or a willingness to complete these|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£4990||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£4990||Whole course|