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Public Services (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)

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Course Overview

The purpose of this course is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the public services sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects for learners. The objectives of the BTEC HND in Public Services are to equip students with public service skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance within global public services and to provide education and training for a range of careers in public services, including, local government, Civil Service, public administration, the armed forces, police force, fire and rescue services, ambulance (not paramedic), prison service and the charity and voluntary sector. Furthermore it is the aim of the course to provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within public services, recognising the importance of collaboration and to provide opportunities for students to progress in employment or higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Criminology, Policing, Applied Social Sciences, Public Services Management, or related pathway.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Limavady

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma Public Services
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Students should normally have 64 UCAS tariff points, plus minimum of 2 GCSE subjects at Grade C including English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Attendance at an information session is required. Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may apply for entry (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details). The initial offer standard may vary from year to year OR Level 3 Public Services grade profile MPP.

ROI Requirements

64 UCAS Points, plus OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths. Attendance at an information session is required Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may apply for entry (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details). The initial offer standard may vary from year to year

Work Placement

There will be numerous opportunities for work exposure during the course.

What's Next?

Further Study

The HND in Public Services aims to provide opportunities for students to progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Criminology, Policing, Applied Social Sciences, Public Services Management, or a related area

Career Prospects

The HND in Public Services aims to provide education and training for a range of careers in public services, including, for example, local government, Civil Service, public administration, the armed forces, police force, fire and rescue services, ambulance service (not a direct achievement for Paramedic), prison service and the charity and voluntary sector.

Enquiry

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    I’m so glad I was able to spend the last 2 years focused on Art, rather than having to study 3 different subjects
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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane

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