Public Services

This course is a mixture of theory, practical, outdoor activities and sport, visits to and from external organisations such as the RAF, Army, Police, etc.

The course is made up of 4 units:

Core Units (both must be taken) 

  • Unit 1: The Role and Work of Public Services – Externally assessed/Exam 
  • Unit 2: Working Skills in the Public Services – Internally assessed

Optional Units (2 to be taken from this group) 

  • Unit 3: Employment in the Public Services – Internally assessed
  • Unit 4: Public Services and Community Protection – Internally assessed
  • Unit 5: Health, Fitness and Lifestyle for the Public Services – Internally assessed


Graded Distinction, Merit and Distinction, which are equivalent to GCSE Grade A – C. Learners who do not achieve at Level 2 may be graded at Level 1. Careers for which this qualification is useful: This course is useful for anyone that wishes to join any of the Uniformed Public Services or pursue a career in Outdoor Activities.