Level Three BTEC Extended Diploma in Non-uniformed Uniformed Public Services

This is a practical, work-related qualification, which is equivalent to three A-levels. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the non-uniformed public services, you will develop the skills you needed to embark on your chosen career. The course offers an engaging programme and gives you the opportunity to identify a career on successful completion of the course or go on to higher education.


What will I study?

  • Citizenship, diversity and the public services
  • Government policies and the public services
  • Leadership and teamwork in the public services
  • Public service data interpretation
  • Enhancing public service delivery through the use of ICT
  • Physical preparation, health and lifestyle
  • International institutions and human rights
  • Understand the impact of war, conflict and terrorism
  • Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
  • Skills for land-based and adventurous activities
  • Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Crime and its effects on society
  • Planning and management of major incidents
  • Extended research in public services
  • Current and media affairs in public services
  • Practical team sports
  • Instructing physical activity and exercise

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the completion of assignment work and observation of a range of practical and skills based  tasks and activities.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs grade A* to C/4-9
  • Or level two diploma (merit)
  • Or first diploma (merit)
  • Or NVQ level two
  • Or equivalent

What next?

This course will give you an insight into careers such as the emergency services, the armed forces, HM Coastguard and other public services. Non-uniformed roles often include providing essential back-up, administration and technical services to the front line staff. You could progress into higher education, such as our Foundation Degree in Public Service Management validated by the University of Hull.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Spring Part-time course guide