This pathway is ideal for people wishing to follow a career in the Public Services or progress to Higher Education in a related subject. The course is a combination of academic, physical and outdoor sessions that will give you an insight into what's required to work in the Public Services.
Police officers (sergeant and below)
Annual pay £33,280
Workforce change -1%
The workforce is projected to contract by -1% over the period to 2024, losing
-2,337 jobs. In the same period, 19% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 31,852 job openings.
Police officers (Sergeant and below) co-ordinate and undertake the investigation of crimes, patrol public areas, arrest offenders and suspects and enforce law and order. Officers of the British Transport Police operate within the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.
receives instructions from senior officers and patrols an assigned area on foot, horseback, motorcycle, motor car or boat to check security and enforce regulations
directs and controls traffic or crowds at demonstrations and large public events
investigates complaints, crimes, accidents, any suspicious activities or other incidents
interviews suspects, takes statements from witnesses and stops, searches and/or arrests suspects
prepares briefs or reports for senior officers
works on station reception desk and or in communications room