Public & Uniformed Services

The public and uniformed services industry includes many career opportunities for you to make a real difference, such as working in the Armed Forces, Police Service, Fire Service and many more.


Alongside classroom based lessons at the Oval Campus, these programmes include a strong focus on health and fitness, helping prepare you for selection tests. We offer a wide range of practical outdoor activities, exhibitions and visits to develop important skills such as teamwork and leadership.


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Students can progress into careers in the Armed Forces, Fire, Police or Ambulance/Paramedic services, although some will progress into Higher Education to study on a degree programme.


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These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

Starting salaries for Police Officers are from £19,000 per year and a sergeant can earn between £36,000 and £41,000 per year. Private soldiers can earn between £17,000 and £28,000 per year.

Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Public relations professionals

Up to £43,000

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Advertising and public relations directors

Up to £94,000

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Police officers (sergeant and below)

Up to £56,000

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