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HND Public Services - UCAS Code PSS1

Public Services HND

Whether your ambition extends to entering the uniformed services such as the Police Force, Fire & Rescue Service, or Armed Forces, or the non-uniformed public services, our HND could provide the perfect platform to start your career. You will explore the theory behind criminology, crime reduction and community safety, emergency planning, substance misuse culture, and justice and punishment. You will also learn about managing public sector finance, the psychology of human behaviour, and personal and professional development.

Course cost: £5950 per year
Duration: 2 Years
Credit Value: 240

College Referance Code: N79

Course Units

  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • Public Services in Contemporary Society
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Training for Fitness and Health
  • Fitness Preparation and Testing
  • Serious and Organised Crime
  • Theories of Crime
  • Contemporary Sociological Issues
  • Plus 8 units in year 2

Entry Requirements
64 UCAS Points

Course Assessment
Course is assessed via coursework. All units are covered by modular with assignments (approx. 3 assignments per Unit)

Progression Opportunities
The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Public Services is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals that are able to meet the demands of employers in the public services sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The objectives of the BTEC Higher Nationals in Public Services is to equip students with public service skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global public services environment. The course 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 (not paramedic), prison service and the charity and voluntary sector.

Additional Costs and Information
There may be extra costs depending on trips and visits to the relevant services. There will also be guest speakers in relation to the Units that will be covered over the duration of this course.
0330 058 3000

HND Public Services - UCAS Code PSS1

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
East Midlands
West Midlands
Level 5, Level 5, Level 5, College Higher Education, Alternative Courses/Degrees

Published on 2 Jun 2020