WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
The public sector is the UK’s largest employer and includes central and local government, the armed forces and the emergency services. This course is ideal for students interested in a career in the Public Services, including the Police Force and will give you the opportunity to experience a variety of trips, visits and residentials.
WHAT WILL I DO?
The courses are a mixture of theory and practical units, designed to provide you with a detailed understanding of the Public Services industry. You will develop key generic ‘life’ skills, which would strengthen an application for a variety of roles and careers. Students will also attend residentials where they will participate in a range of outdoor and adventurous activities, such as indoor ski run, kayaking, archery and trips to the Houses of Parliament, as well as working with the community. Previous trips have included Wales and Devon with activities ranging from canoeing, orienteering and white water rafting to abseiling.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
Opportunities to continue studies at higher education. Students will also be better prepared for employment in the following areas: Police, Fire and Rescue Services, Ambulance Service, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force or Army. You can also progress onto an Apprenticeship.