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Uniformed Public Services — NCFE Level 2 Diploma

Public Services

Course ID: 173721

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • This Level 2 qualification is studied over 1 year.
  • Free to adults aged 19+ without a level 3 (or above) qualification.
  • No experience required but an enthusiastic and empathetic outlook is desired.
  • Develop practical skills for a successul career in public services.
  • Gain invaluable insight into the sector from our team of industry experienced tutors
  • Take part in a range of land and water based activities and trips - including Houses of Parliament.
  • Get involved in the Duke of Edinburgh challenge and National Citizenship Award's week-long residential
  • Benefit from talks by leading figures from the public service industry.

What to expect from the course

This exciting course is delivered through a mixture of practical, theoretical and work-related tasks and activities.

You will be provided with the chance to study subjects related not only to Public Services but also areas such as Sport, Psychology, Sociology, Leadership and Health.

The subjects you will study are wide ranging, engaging and enjoyable, and will enable you to show off your practical and academic ability.

You will learn about the following:

• Employment Opportunities
• Teamwork and Problem Solving Skills
• Health and Safety
• Health and Hygiene
• Uniformed Service Routine
• Health and Fitness
• Volunteering
• Equality and Diversity.

In this safe and supportive environment, you'll achieve anything you put your mind to!

As part of the course you may also study English and maths to develop your employability skills.


Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

Why study with us?

Why choose the City of Liverpool College

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.

Industry practice in foot drill and marching

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

Trips to London and Houses of Parliament.

City centre based.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment or training in your chosen profession.

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above, including English and maths.

Please note: If you have not achieved Level 3 GCSE Maths/English, you will resit these GCSEs alongside your main college course.

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


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

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 993.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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