Public and uniformed services

Experience the best public services sector opportunities with our connections: RAF, Army, Police, Fire Service and Prison Services, and more

A word from us

A demanding yet rewarding sector, you will gain an exciting insight into the wide range of careers in the uniformed public services.

Jobs in this sector can include roles in law and order, the armed forces or security to name a few.

Roles can be active where you need to be physically fit or some are administrative where you work more behind the scenes.

Either way, there is a lot of variety and opportunity to explore different routes as your interests develop.

Whatever your ultimate career goals, you’ll increase your general fitness levels and physical endurance, whilst devleoping your problem solving skills, leadership skills and communication.

Our tutors have had fantastic careers within the public and uniformed services. They’ll pass on their hands-on knowledge and experience to you as your train to enter the service of your choice.

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Did you know?


In the UK the armed forces and emergency services are one of the largest employers. Figures show that there are 170,000 in the armed forces, 30,000 in the fire service, 17,000 in the ambulances serviceand 20,000 in the police.


source: Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Service

A word from our students

Without the Public Services course I don’t think I would have been accepted on to my policing degree. I had always wanted to join the police force so I thought this was the first stepping stone for me.

Rosie Womerseley
Course: Public Services

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