Public Services, Level 2 and 3 - Summer Holiday Work

Y12 BTEC L2 Public Services

Holiday Work

Task 1 Choose one from each of the following groups in the table and find out as much as you can about them.

Emergency Services (blue light services)

Armed Services

Local Authorities

Central Government

Voluntary/3rd sector services

Police Service

British Army

City council eg Birmingham City Council

Department of Transport

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Fire & Rescue Service

Royal Navy

Town council eg Crawley Borough Council

Department of Education

Mountain Rescue

Ambulance Service

Royal Air Force

County council eg West Sussex County Council

Department of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Royal Voluntary Service


Territorial Army

Unitary authority eg Brighton & Hove

Department of Health

The Red Cross


Royal Navy Reserves


Department of Business & Skills

St Johns Ambulance


Royal Air Force Reserves


Foreign & Commonwealth Office

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)










The British Heart Foundation





Cancer Research

Find things out such as;

What is it’s purpose?

What is it required to do by law?

What services does it provide?

How many people does it employ? (roughly)

Who is in charge of it?

How does it get it’s money (funding)?

Does it have to report back to anyone? (Who is it accountable to?)

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Public Services Preparation Booklet.pdf 01st Aug 2016 Download