Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Public Services

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Public Services

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Public Services

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Course Overview

This course is ideal for candidates who want to pursue a career in public services (For example, Police Forces, British Army, Royal Navy, Ambulance Service, Fire Service, Royal Air Force, Prison Service, Border Force etc)

You will learn how public services make a positive contribution to the community. You will understand the importance of keeping yourself fit and healthy to enable you to pass the recruitment and selection process. Therefore, you will participate in public service fitness tests and training sessions to help you prepare for your chosen career path.


There are no formal qualifications, however you will have a successful interview with an admissions tutor.

This course is free for 16-18yrs, for all other students fees may apply.

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

Study campus:
City & Alan Higgs Centre

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 1

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

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