BTEC Level 2 First Public Services Student Book


This Student Book supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Public Services QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.

Unit 1: Public service skills

Unit 2: Exploring careers in the uniformed Public Services

Unit 3: Exploring careers in the non-uniformed Public Services

Unit 4: Career planning for the Public Services

Unit 5: Improving health and fitness for entry to the uniformed Public Services

Unit 6: Citizenship, the individual and society

Unit 9: Sport and recreation

Unit 11: Law and its impact on the individual

Unit 12: Crime and its effects on society

Unit 13: Community and culture

Unit 15: Expedition Skills

Unit 17: Attending emergency incidents

Unit 20: Volunteering

  • Combines the BTEC team’s expertise with former Public Services professionals, verifiers and specification writers to provide an expert insight into BTEC learning.
  • Assessment activities in each unit give your students plenty of practice to deepen their knowledge and understanding, and grading tips for every activity help them achieve the best possible grade.
  • Current and relevant case studies , such as the London bombings, put work in context for the students, bringing learning to life.
  • Advice from former students on how to make your learners’ BTEC experience a stepping stone to success.
  • Invaluable unit-by-unit assignment advice on how to get the most from your BTEC course.

Author Team:

Debra Gray, Tracey Lilley, Lizzie Toms and John Vause

They have over 50 years's experience of teaching Public Services in Schools and Colleges between them. The team has close links with Edexcel and comprises two specification writers and two Senior Verifiers. The team has developed educational resources, publications and tutor training programmes.

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Product details

Production date:May 2010