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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Public Services

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

What is ‘Public Services’?

The UK’s Public Services industry is one of the largest employers in the country. It works to develop and implement government policies and helps deliver a huge range of services to the public. A BTEC in Public Services is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed services. Those who are attracted to the Public Services sector will find it modern and dynamic, committed to providing employees with a great many opportunities to develop and a positive working environment where they can really make a difference.

The table below shows a selection of units that are covered over the two years, and the range of areas that we shall be investigating.

Course Summary

(Broadly equivalent to 1 A Level)

Units include…

Government, Policies and the Public Services

Leadership and Teamwork in the Public Services

Citizenship, Diversity and the Public Services

Understanding Discipline in the Uniformed Public Services

Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle for the Public Services

What skills will I gain from studying public services?

You will develop:-

  • An awareness of the public services in general and the roles they play in society
  • An awareness of the wider political and social environment of the public services both in a national and international context
  • An understanding of the need for physical fitness, communication, teamwork and problem solving skills that are important to this area

Where can I find out more information?

Miss Leigh or Mr Bellingham: or

See leaflet below

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