Uniformed Public Services Courses

Uniformed Public Services

Study BTEC Uniformed Public Services courses at West Thames College to prepare for a job in one of the uniformed services such as the fire service, paramedics, police or armed forces.

Our industry-experienced staff will teach you skills in team-building, problem-solving and self-discipline; plus, whilst studying your Uniformed Public Services course, you'll have access to our fully equipped fitness suite and brand new sports pitches.

Key Facts

  • Students progress to jobs in the Metropolitan Police, Royal Marines, Fire Department, Parachute Regiment, UK Border Force, MI5, Youth Offending Teams or Ambulance Service as a paramedic.
  • Unique enrichment activities for example at the Hydra Critical training suite to work as a detective inspector for the day investigating a homicide.
  • Take part in residential trips and outdoor activities include scuba diving, camping, canoeing, orienteering, abseiling and climbing.
  • Visits to the Intelligence Services, the UK Border Force and learn how counter terrorist dogs are selected and trained.

Hinay Dassani
Lecturer in Public Services

‘Being a former public service student myself I want to inspire and motivate students to emulate the same successes that this course enabled me to achieve’. ‘ I want to drive students to maximise their full potential and make them realise this is more than just a course.’

Hinay Dassani

Simeon Simeonov
L3 Uniformed Public Services

Simeon credits his appointment to the high quality teaching and the excellent enrichment activities available during his course.

Simeon Simeonov
West Thames College

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* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19

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