This 2-year course provides you with a diverse range of exciting and interesting topics relating to public services taught by ex and currently serving public service personnel. You will benefit from realistic, work-based scenarios and projects, gaining strong vocational experience to complement a rigorous academic base.
You will explore theoretical areas such as psychology, sociology, criminology, sports science, leadership, self-discipline and outdoor learning. The course provides opportunities to focus on specific interests in the second year, and helps prepare you for a career in the uniformed public services or progression to university-level study.
Please note: You will need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 5 (higher C) or above including English and maths (those who achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (lower C) or above maybe considered for a diploma in public services).
Glyn came in to education in 2004 and has worked as a public service lecturer since 2009. Prior to working at South Devon College, Glyn Served in the Royal Navy Submarine Service and completed a degree in Physical Education. Glyn has since completed a Research Masters in History.Glyn Potter
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