Course Code: HN4MPUSH / 17DA11A
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Public Services Higher National Certificate Level 4
Introduction to the course
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 CONEL’s links with relevant external agencies, for example, the London Scottish Territorial Army Detachment, Royal Marine Reserves, Royal Naval Reserves, Police Specials, and Local Authority Councils for guest lectures and additional opportunities for students thus ensuring vocational experience is placed at the heart of this programme.
You will work on:
- Small Scale Projects in the Public Services
- Organisations and Behaviour
- Fair Treatment in Public Services
- Psychology of Human and Criminal Behaviour
- Work Experience
- The Global Environment
- Crime Reduction and Community Safety
- Personal Outdoor Skills
What do I need?
You will be required to have a Level 3 Diploma qualification at 'Pass' grade or above and GCSEs at grades A* to C in English and maths.
The following criteria will be applied for entry to this programme: GCSEs English, Mathematics at a minimum of Grade C/4-5, a BTEC Level 3 qualification, two A levels at Grades A*-D or a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or related work experience.
How is the course taught?
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 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.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed thorough assignments, observations, your portfolio and coursework.
What does it lead to?
This programme is a full Level 4 qualification which can lead to enhanced employment opportunities in any of the Public Services such as the Police, Fire Service and Prison Service or to the BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Public Services if you successfully complete your BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma.
|Location||Start Date - End Date|
|Tottenham Centre||4 Sep 2017 - 6 Jul 2018|
- Last Updated: 26 May 2017
Level 5 or higher
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