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Uniformed Public Services — Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

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Level 3 Public Services (Uniformed)

A one year course (90 Credit) leading to a 2nd year (Extended Diploma) based in the Learning Exchange , City of Liverpool College.
Over the two years you will develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge relevant to public services, including teamwork, citizenship, law, criminology, discipline and politics.
The course has an industry focus delivered by staff with recent industry experience.
Assessment is via coursework.


Level 3 90 Credit Public Services
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services (Year 2)

This course leads to...

The course can lead to a wide range of career pathways including Police, Fire & Rescue, Ambulance, Prison, Armed Services & Customs & Excise.
Many students go on to university after successfully completing the course.
Liverpool John Moores - Policing Studies, Criminology, Psychology
UCLAN Fire Studies
Liverpool Hope University - Criminology, Law, Psychology
Edge Hill University - Law, Criminology

Entry Requirements

• You must be aged 16-18 and have 5 GCSEs at Grade C / 4 or above, including English, Maths or alternatively at least a Merit in a BTEC or OCR 1st Diploma or equivalent.

• All applicants will need to complete a satisfactory interview and initial assessment.

• You should show a genuine interest in the study of public services, be disciplined and committed to working hard.

Why study with us?

Excellent grades within the Public Services department

Range of practical activities offered including water and land based.

National Citizenship Award - includes a week residential

Duke of Edinburgh - nationally recognised award.

Guest speakers from industry - army , police & fire service.

Links to Merseyside Police - public order training, cadets, police specials.

Trips to London and Houses of Parliament.

City centre based.
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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163760

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

19 years old or over at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 2573.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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