Public Services HND Level 5 (A31188-A1A)
What do I need to join?
You will need one of the following:
• A Level points score of 64 UCAS points.
• Public Services Extended Diploma Level 3 at merit/pass/pass
• relevant NVQ level 3
• Access Diploma
PLUS GCSE maths and English at grade C/4 or higher.
Mature students without these qualifications are also encouraged to apply.
The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Services is a two year full time, work related course. This course is designed so that year one is focused on the HNC syllabus at level 4 while the 2nd year leads to the HND.
This exciting and challenging course sets graduates up for careers in The Air Forces, The Police, Fire and Rescue Service and Prison Service just to name a few.
Students will study the theories surrounding public policy and organisational management, as well as gaining essential practical skills that are essential to public sector work.
The course fuses practical and theoretical learning strategies to ensure that students really benefit and enjoy the academic content. Work experience placements form an integral part of the course, allowing students to build their own network of contacts in the public sector whilst enhancing their employability.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for school leavers and adults who would like a career in one of Britain’s Uniformed Public Services:
• The Police Service
• Ambulance Service
• The Fire and Rescue Service
• UK Border Agency
• HM Prison and Probation Service
• HM Revenue and Customs
• The British Army
• The Royal Navy
• The Royal Marines
• The Royal Air Force
• HM Courts and Tribunals Service
• Ministry of Defence
Course Information Sheet