Uniformed Public Services Courses
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This 2-year course is designed to prepare you for employment in the public services, such as the fire service, police, armed forces or related civilian occupations or for entry to university. It covers topics such as team leadership, citizenship and diversity, international institutions and human rights, understanding the impact of war, conflict and terrorism, outdoor and adventurous expeditions, crime and its effects on society, planning and management of major incidents, security procedures and police powers. The college has close links with Isleworth Fire Station, which means you will have opportunities for 'real' public service training.

  • About the Course

    You will study:

    • Government policies and the services
    • Team leadership in the public services
    • Citizenship in the public services
    • Citizenship and diversity
    • Fitness testing and training
    • Understanding discipline
    • Physical preparation, health and lifestyle
    • International institutions and human rights
    • Understanding the impact of war, conflict and terrorism
    • Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
    • Crime and its effects on society
    • Command and control
    • Responding to incidents
    • Planning and management of major incidents
    • Practical team sports
    • Exercise, health and lifestyle
    • Instructing physical activity and exercise
    • Police powers
    • Behaviour in public service employment.

    This course consists of the 90-credit Diploma in Year 1 followed by the Extended Diploma in Year 2.

  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees

    £30 uniform.

  • Entry Requirements

    At least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4, or a merit or distinction in a relevant subject at Level 2 with functional skills in English and maths. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Progression

    You can apply for employment in the public services, e.g. fire service, police, armed forces and related civilian occupations, or you may wish to progress to a higher education programme.

  • Assessment Method

    The course is 100% coursework ranging from report writing to practical assessments.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 3

Location Isleworth

Start Date 02/09/2024

BTEC Diploma in Public Services (Uniformed)


Hinay Dassani
Lecturer in Public Services

‘Being a former public service student myself I want to inspire and motivate students to emulate the same successes that this course enabled me to achieve’. ‘ I want to drive students to maximise their full potential and make them realise this is more than just a course.’

Hinay Dassani

Simeon Simeonov
L3 Uniformed Public Services

Simeon credits his appointment to the high quality teaching and the excellent enrichment activities available during his course.

Simeon Simeonov
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