Public Services - 14-16 College


Start:
September
Duration:
2 years
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
1

Course Details

Our Public Services course aims to provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge that will enable you to develop a career in the fire service, police, prison service or armed forces.

Our courses will help you develop the personal skills and qualities that a career in the Public Services requires.

  • The role and work of the Public Services
  • Working skills in the Public Service sector
  • Citizenship, society and the Public Services
  • Employment in the Public Services
  • Public Services and community protection
  • Health, fitness and lifestyle for the Public Services
  • Crime and its effects on society and individuals
  • Promotion of Public Services provision
  • Community and cultural awareness
  • Adventurous activities in the Public Services
  • Sport and recreation in the Public Services
  • Land navigation by map and compass
  • Volunteering for the Public Services
  • Multi-day expedition experience
  • Health and safety in the Public Service workplace
  • Employability skills in the Public Service
  • Preparing to respond to emergency incidents
  • Security procedures in the Public Services
  • Carring out a project in the Public Services
  • Law and its impact on the individual
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Level 1 and Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Public Services.
  • College
  • Apprenticeship
  • Army
  • RAF
  • Navy
  • Royal Marines
  • Prison Service

Entry Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

No, the Government funds all college places up to the age of 19.

No. It is entirely a choice for you and your family.

Each department has workwear that reflects the subject area and how employees in that industry dress. The pictures in the brochure and on this website give an idea of how the different outfits look.

At Hugh Baird College, everyone wears a coloured lanyard to show who they are – both staff and students. These are all different colours depending on which department you belong to. All Hugh Baird 14-16 College students will wear lanyards that are two-tone blue. It is important that you wear yours every day to gain access to the College.