Public Services

Overview

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. 


Career Prospects

Police officers (sergeant and below)

Annual pay
£33,280
Workforce change
-1%
Hours/week
43
Replacement
19%

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.

Role description

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.

Common tasks

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