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
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