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Public Services

If you have a passion for serving the public either through the emergency services or armed forces, then these courses provide the perfect foundation for your future career. You will be introduced to the exciting and challenging world of the public services. You will have the opportunity to work with the Metropolitan Police, Royal Marines, RAF and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. You will take part in a range of activities and visits to places such as RAF Odiham, Hampshire Police and international disaster response exercises.

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Career Opportunities

  • Police Force
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Ambulance Service
  • British Army
  • Royal Air Force
  • Royal Navy
  • Royal Marines
  • HM Prison Service

Industry Links

  • Participation in Simex Series – the UK’s largest annual international disaster response exercise
  • Trip to Ypres, Belgium to visit Western Front
  • Basingstoke Fire Station
  • British Army
  • Hampshire Police
  • Serve On
  • South Central Ambulance Service
  • Ministry of Defence
  • RAF Odiham

University Destinations

BCoT public service students progressed to a number of universities including:

Birmingham City University, Criminology

Canterbury Christ Church University, Policing

Plymouth University, Police and Criminal Justice Studies

University of Portsmouth, Criminology and Criminal Justice; International Development Studies

University of Essex, International Relations

University of Winchester, Criminology

Studying Public Services offers an exciting mix of practical and hands-on learning with coursework, rather than exams.
Brooke Dobing
James Booty

James Booty

Course Director, Public Services
We try to ensure our curriculum has a mix of practical and theory to give the students the best college experience possible.
Duty calls for Public Services

Duty calls for Public Services

Students suit up to solve mock crime scene.

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Students benefit from new SafeGuard equipment donation

Students benefit from new SafeGuard donation

Public Services students donated a second bulletproof vest by SafeGuard Clothing

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