Public Services (BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma)

Public Services (BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma)

Subject Area: Public Services Foundation Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2019
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 141183
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at Grade 1 including maths and/or English, or Demonstrate the ability to work towards Level 1 in maths and English in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    You will study units about Sport and Employability with a focus with the Football industry; these include:

    • Being Organised

    • Developing a Personal Progression Plan

    • Working with others

    • Research a Topic

    • Contributing to running an event

    • Taking part in a fitness test

    • Responding to an incident

    • Keeping active and healthy

    • Playing sport

    • Assisting in a sporting activity

    • Work Experience

    You will be in College for 3 full days. The days that you will need to attend college Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

    You will be expected to attend all of your Maths and English lessons which are 2 hours each a week. Failure to do so will result in withdrawal from the course.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    This course is a fantastic stepping stone to help you progress on to a level 2 course, employment or an apprenticeship.

    You will learn new industry related skills and information by taking part in practical activities, listening to guest speakers and gain an insight in to the different roles and jobs within sport and public services.

    The course has an exciting blend of practical learning, theory and the development of wider skills such as confidence, resilience and ownership.

    Next Steps

    On successful completion of the level 1 course and a suitable level of English and Maths will allow progression onto a level 2 Sports course, employment or an apprenticeship.

    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2019.

    For all students aged 19+ please visit our website www.suffolk.ac.uk.

    Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.

    Additional Costs

    £50 for sports kit - http://kennettsports.co.uk/shop/