Public Services

Diploma Public Services & Criminology

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Subject Area
Public Services & Criminology
Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Have you always wanted to work in a police or fire department? Or maybe you'd like to know the skills required for a successful career in the armed services? This Level 1 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services will help prepare you for the recruitment and selection process.

Everything you do on this course will help you train for a career in your chosen service. You'll wear a uniform, follow the same kinds of discipline you will face in a future role, and take part in a variety of activities to give you the best possible chance for success in public services.

You'll boost your fitness as you physically prepare yourself for the industry, alongside the development of leadership and teamwork skills. You'll also build an awareness of law, citizenship, government and policy in the UK too – to give you a rounded skillset for employment.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

After completing this Level 1 course, the ideal next step is to continue onto a Level 2 Diploma in Public Services with us at The Manchester College.

You'll further your knowledge and expertise in the industry, and be working towards a career of your choice in the sector.

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There are a number of different funding and finance options to help you afford The Manchester College, with dedicated support from the government, bursaries and grants, and special loans to cover any tuition fees. Find out more about the different help you could receive on our fees, finance and funding page.

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Public Services & Criminology

If you want to make a real difference in the local community and the wider world, then a career in public services could be perfect for you.

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