Public Services Level 1 Award


  • Study Mode


  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Banbury and Bicester College

  • Pathway

    Public Services

This is a skills-based qualification designed to help learners develop the personal and social skills needed to help them to progress to independent living, future employment or further vocational study. 

You will develop key attributes for the public services industry and on successful completion of this course, you will be awarded Level 1 Vocational Skills Award.


You will cover the following:

  • Taking Part in Fitness Testing
  • Responding to an Incident
  • Planning and Navigating a Route
  • Contributing to your Community

You will need to purchase a uniform and take part fitness activities as part of the weekly timetable. There is also a requirement to complete 60 hours of relevant work experience over the year.

All units are 100% internally assessed.

On successful completion of this course you could progress to Level 2 Certificate in Public Services.

There are no entry qualifications required for this course.

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Why Banbury and Bicester College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 2018

    Rated "good with outstanding areas" by Ofsted in 2018

  • 79+

    years of teaching experience

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