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Certificate in Public and Security Services 2 x GCSE re-sit - Level 2

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

This study programme is specifically designed to support students who will need to complete GCSE resits in both English and Maths. The College Certificate places emphasison skills development at this level and so a supportive programme ofmaths and Englishiscompulsory within thecourse and will make up the bulk hours of study during the year. Students on this course are expected to engage in supporting a range of community and regional events. This will mean that weekends will often be part of the academic timetable in order to fulfil work experience placements.

3. Entry requirements

You will need to complete an interview and screening test in maths and English. Entry to this course will be specifically for students who are required to re-sit their GCSE Maths and English qualifications. Thestudy programme will focus on the achievement ofEnglish and Maths GCSE,withaPublic Service programmesupporting the timetable. You are expected to maintain high standards of discipline, punctuality and attendance. It is essential that you work to the deadlines set or you risk the chance of not achieving your programme of study. Practical sessions are compulsory, so you must be physically able to take part in both indoor and outdoor sessions. You will also be expected to volunteer on selected weekends throughout the year.

4. Equipment required

You will need to have a uniform that is worn every day and when you are on work experience. The minimum expectation for uniform is that you wear aplain black T-shirt orpolo shirtand sweatshirt etc. DC Uniforms can be purchased for £50. All learners must have a tablet or laptop to aid them with their studies. A one-off payment of£50 is requiredas a contribution towards the end-of-year celebration event, DBS requirements, transport, trips and guest speakers.This money is to be received before November and in return you willreceive free gym membership for the academic year. There may be additional costs incurred for selected trips or visits. Overseas work placements are available. For applicants from outside the region or who travel over distance, the College has residential accommodation if required. Residential accommodation is based at Broomfield Hall Campus. It is single occupancy with a daily meal allowance included in the fees. For further information about our 'outstanding' Ofsted-rated accommodation provision, please contact maria.banks@derby-college.ac.uk.

5. Assessment method

You will build a portfolio based around evidence generated by the various assessment methods in each unit. You are expected to work on multiple assessments at any one time. You will be assessed through practical demonstrations, logbooks and performance records, written reports and essays, presentations, workbooks, discussions and vivas. Maths and English will be assessed throughcourse work,controlled assessmentand final exam.

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