BTEC Uniformed Protective Services

The popular course is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for a career in the public and uniformed services.

But, this shouldn’t put off those who aren’t considering a career in public services, as this course includes many sociological, political, leadership and physiological units.

Entry requirements

To study at Cowley Sixth Form College, you must have achieved a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent, graded 9 – 4, across four separate subjects, including GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

In addition, a positive College interview is required.

The course is highly respected within the Police, Fire Service, Armed Forces, Ambulance Service and Customs and Excise and can be personalised by learners to match the public service that they are interested in.

Currently the course is assessed through 100% coursework.

As the course contains many aspects of Sociology and Psychology, it is accepted in a range of degree subject disciplines. There are many higher education establishments offering public services related degrees in the North West and nationwide.

A BTEC in Uniformed Protective Services could inspire students to become: Paramedics, Police Officers, Fire Personnel or even a member of the Armed Forces.