BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Public Services and Sport

BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Public Services and Sport

Subject Area: Public Services

Course Overview

You will study units about Sport and Public Services these include improving health and fitness for entry into Uniformed Public Services, assisting the public, how the body works, personal skills for Public Services. There are also practical units, such as introduction to expeditions, map reading and taking part in sport. As well as practical team work.

You will also look at job opportunities in Public Services and the Sport and Active Leisure industry. There will also be 40 hours work related learning to improve your skills and opportunities to gain employment.

You will be in College for three full days.

All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or grade C, or above in GCSE English and/or maths will need to study an English or/and maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.

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  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: TPS91F0

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at grade 2 (grade E) including EnglishLanguage/functional skills English & maths, meeting and suitable reference.

Course Highlights

This is a good stepping stone which will help you progress on to level 2 Public Service or level 2 Sport, employment or an apprenticeship.

You will learn new skills and information by taking part in practical activities.

There are also opportunities for you to learn outside of the College, taking part in work related learning, giving you a real life look in to how different areas of public service work and to improve your employability skills.

Next Steps

Successful completion of the level 1 and a suitable level of English will allow progression onto level 2 Public Services, level 2 Sport or into employment.

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2018.

For all students aged 19+ fees will be £1595.

Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at

Additional Costs

£100 for trips and polo shirt