This is a full time introductory course to the Public Services, for those students who wish to pursue a future career in the Army, RAF, Navy, Police and Fire Service or related organisations.

The course provides a broad outlook on:

  • Team building
  • Working as a volunteer
  • Map reading
  • Improving fitness levels. 
  • Written
  • Use of IT
  • Practical demonstration
  • Level 2 Diploma in Public Services
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment.
Level 1 – 3 x GCSES at grades E or level 2/3 (including English and Maths)

Explanation of entry requirements

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development