Public services are provided by government to the people it serves, and require a knowledge of human behaviour and social issues, alongside skills such as leadership, teamwork and communication.
In addition to studying at college, we have industry links to provide hands-on work experience with employers such as Metropolitan Police, Old Bailey, London Ambulance Service, the London Fire Brigade and RAF Hendon.
A police officer in London can earn around £41,600, whilst an ambulance paramedic can earn £41,080. Working in the Army, you can earn between £15,008 as a junior soldier up to £80,000 as a medical officer, with a commander earning £32,482.
Career options include:
We also run a range of free short courses to help you gain new skills and decide if studying in this area is for you.
This course provides you with an introduction to a career in one of the public services, such as police, ambulance, military, fire services and local government.
This course builds on your existing knowledge, to help you develop towards a career in one of the public services, such as police, ambulance, military, fire services and local government.
This course has been specifically designed to equip you for higher level studies or entry into a Uniformed Services role.