Public Services

City College Plymouth
In Plymouth

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Location Plymouth
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Level One
Are you thinking of joining the army, navy, police force or other uniformed service? This study programme will give you information about these areas of employment. It will develop your skills and personal qualities, and prepare you for the application process on your route to success. You will investigate work opportunities and consider aspects of physical fitness. You will also develop your problem solving skills and self-discipline.


Where and when

Starts Location
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Saltash Road, Keyham, PL2 2DP, Devon, England
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Starts Different dates available
Saltash Road, Keyham, PL2 2DP, Devon, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training

Course programme

On successful completion you may progress to:

  • employment in the Armed Forces, the leisure industry or in other areas pending the application to a public service eg police, fire and rescue etc
  • a level 2 course offered at the College.

The course includes the following study areas:

  • introduction to expedition skills
  • public service incidents
  • personal skills for the public services
  • improving health and fitness for entry into the uniformed public service
  • public service careers
  • planning and participating in an event
  • practical teamwork in the public service
  • public service project
  • forensic detection
  • self-management skills

Extra curricular activities include:

  • Poland – each year the programme team take a party of students to various places of historical interest
  • Ten Tors expedition
  • Army - look at ‘army life’ and visit the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre at Lympstone.

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