Public Services


A career in the public services means variety and new challenges every day and we can help you get there.

Lessons don’t just take place in the classroom, work experience is an essential part of the study programme. We have close links to local services, many of whom visit the College to give advice on starting your career.

Students go on trips to test their skills in new environments many of which involve military skills and outdoor pursuits.

Careers
  • Armed Forces
  • Police
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Event Security
  • Probation Officer
Trips and Activities

Students go on trips to test their skills in new environments - many of which involve military skills and outdoor pursuits.


Career Prospects

Police community support officers

Annual pay
£28,600
Workforce change
-1%
Hours/week
40
Replacement
19%

The workforce is projected to contract by -1% over the period to 2024, losing -263 jobs. In the same period, 19% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 3,588 job openings.

Role description

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) support the local police force by patrolling the streets to provide a visible and reassuring presence and to tackle a range of crime and disorder problems. PCSOs are also attached to the British Transport Police who operate the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

Common tasks


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