Aim and purpose This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of employment opportunities in the uniformed Public Services. It also enables them to develop a knowledge of the main roles and conditions of service and an understanding of their main responsibilities. On completion of this unit a learner should: 1 Know the main roles of different uniformed public services 2 Understand the main responsibilities of different uniformed public services 3 Understand the different employment opportunities available in the uniformed public services 4 Know the conditions of service for different public service jobs. & This unit aims to enable learners to gain a knowledge and understanding of applying and preparing for a job in their chosen public service. The unit also enables learners to develop the skills needed in public services to prepare for an application process On completion of this unit a learner should: 1 Know the application and selection process for public service employment 2 Know the skills and qualities required for a job in the public services 3 Be able to complete an application for a role in a chosen public service.

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop an understanding of public service skills and a variety of methods of instruction. Learners will also explore teamwork and communication skills via hands-on activities enabling them to meet the needs of public expectations. Learning outcomes On completion of this unit a learner should: 1 Know the purpose and importance of public service skills 2 Understand methods of instruction in public services 3 Be able to use a range of interpersonal communication skills.

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of domestic and leisure fire incidents and their prevention measures. It also develops their understanding of legislation and skills in reviewing the work undertaken by public services at emergency incidents.

This unit aims to inform learners who want to work in a public service. They will need to know why responding effectively to incidents is one of the main purposes of the public services.

The unit introduces learners to the concept of emergency incidents, their causes, their prevention, the legislation involved and how the public services deal with them. The range of types and causes of domestic and leisure activity accidents, including fires, is explored.

The unit looks at the practical work, the roles of and the cooperation between the public services in dealing with emergency incidents. The central role of the fire service is highlighted. The prevention of fires and accidents plays a role in the work of the public services. The many aids to fire and accident prevention are examined as are the roles of some of the personnel and agencies involved in accident prevention. The legislation involved in both prevention of and dealing with fires and accidents is investigated.

Finally, learners will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge when they look at how the public services work during incidents.

Aim and purpose The aim of this unit is to allow learners to acquire knowledge in relation to land navigation with map, compass and route card, and to demonstrate these skills practically in a safe manner. On completion of this unit a learner should: 1 Know how to read a map accurately 2 Know how to use a compass 3 Be able to develop route planning skills 4 Be able to undertake a route.

Aim and purpose
This unit aims to enable learners to gain a knowledge of the major body systems and an understanding of the effects of basic nutrition and lifestyle factors for entry into the uniformed public services. It also develops learners’ skills in taking part in fitness tests and improving their personal health.

Aim and purpose
This unit provides learners with knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to become thoughtful and informed
citizens and public service employees. It is designed to develop an awareness of rights and responsibilities as
well as respect for different religious, ethnic and national groups.