Public Services and Sport


This one-year vocational course combines the theory of Public Services and Sport with practical skills, including leadership. It is ideal if you wish to enter a public service or progress onto an associated Level 3 course, the course will enable you to develop skills required in a Public Services and/ or a sporting environment. This will include planning and delivering different practical activities in particular outdoors and adventurous activities. You will also be required to undertake course-related work experience and adventure training.

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Level: Vocational (level 2)

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind


Armed forces, police force, firefighter, prison officer and paramedic.


Criminology and uniformed public services.


Uniformed public services, applied law and criminology (level three).

Topics you'll cover

Participation in sport

Outdoor and adventurous activity

Team building

Leading an outdoor activity session

Expedition experiences.

Assessment and Qualification

  • 100% coursework
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • BTEC Extended Certificate (level two)
  • Equivalent to two GCSEs.

Course entry requirements

At least four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language.

Additional information


During your studies you will have access to extra materials and activities as part of your course. These extra items (such as equipment, study guides and workbooks etc.) are built into the normal day-to-day running of our courses and so we ask students to make an annual payment towards these additional costs. If there are any issues with being able to pay these costs, please contact Richard Taunton Sixth Form College.

 A copy of our course payment breakdown can be course payment breakdown.