Public Services

Public Services

A career in the public services sector offers strong development pathways, so you will always be able to develop and nurture your skills, which are often transferable into other sectors. 

Not only are those roles on the front line, there are also many roles behind the scenes that may be of interest, such as the growing area of cyber security. By developing a career in this sector you will have a direct impact on issues affecting today’s society. From the Police to the Army, Fire or Ambulance Service, there are several disciplines to choose from to suit your interests. Whichever area you choose, you can be sure you’ll be making a positive difference to people’s lives. 

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Skills required

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills

Example career options

  • Armed Forces
  • Police Service
  • Fire Service
  • Ambulance Service

What our students say

“I study Public Services at North Notts College to prepare me for a career in the Fire or Police Services”

Harry Carr
Harry Carr Level 3 - BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services

“I love the practical side of the course. The people, the atmosphere and the skills that we learn on the course are all brilliant and help me to prepare for a career in the RAF.”

Esme Birch
Esme Birch Level 3 - BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services
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