Do you like a personal challenge? Stand out from the crowd with our public services courses.
If you feel passionate about helping those in your community or further afield and you enjoy adventurous activities as part of a close- knit team, a career in the public services could be right up your street!
Our courses are designed to prepare you for entry into the public services sector and will give you the experience, the determination and the fitness levels you’ll require.
We’ll help you to develop your communication, leadership and teamwork skills and give you an understanding of our legal systems and how legislation is applied to current global situations.
If your future lies in helping others, our public services courses could be the gateway to a challenging and hugely rewarding career!
Current job role: Special Constable with Cheshire Constabulary
Previous courses: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services; Community Policing and Criminal Investigations degree with University of Chester
“Public services is a course recognised by the police force and officers within Cheshire Police have links with Reaseheath’s public services department.
“My course helped me to progress in my career choice. I learned so much from my tutors and after I graduated they were there to advise me. They offered assistance with my university application and helped me to get onto the course I always wanted to do.”
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Why study Public Services at Reaseheath?
Our courses are industry focused so we’ll make sure you gain invaluable advice from industry professionals such as police dog handlers, prison officers and custom and excise personnel.
Get career ready with us and receive tailor made fitness training in our gym to prepare you for entry into the uniformed services.
You will learn about the impact of war and conflict and may have the opportunity to apply this knowledge through a study tour to Europe.
Enjoy adventurous training activities once a week such as bushcraft, land navigation and rock climbing.
You could potentially be involved with a police video training exercise, get plastered with mud during a residential Army taster camp and join a simulated house fire search at our local fire and rescue services HQ.
You may have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at the Houses of Parliament and take part in law making workshops; visit Safety Central and experience how prisons work.
Where could your career take you?
Many of our students go on to have successful careers in the Police, the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force, the Royal Marines and in the prison service. Your course is also a springboard to higher level study and you could progress onto our Higher National Diploma in Public Services here at University Centre Reaseheath.
If you’re planning your next steps, there are plenty of exciting career options in the public services sector waiting for you:
- Armed services
- UK Border Force
- Fire and rescue
- Prison service
- Forensic science
Where you’ll be studying
Our campus offers you a range of first-class facilities and resources both inside and outside of the classroom.
As a public services student, you’ll get to enjoy a range of challenging outdoor activities such as bushcraft, land navigation and rock climbing and even receive tailormade fitness training in our £6 million specialist Sports Science and Performance Academy.
Your Reaseheath experience
You will get access to valuable work experience with our industry partners through taster activities and residential courses.
You will also receive talks and demonstrations from a wide range of visiting professionals such as custom and excise officers, police dog handlers and prison officers to make sure you’re thoroughly informed about your career options.
You may also have the opportunity to enjoy a range of exciting study tours which will help you to learn about the impact of war and conflict under terror regimes. Previously we’ve visited the battlefields of Normandy and Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Krakow, Poland.
You will be encouraged to volunteer and be actively involved in fundraising for a variety of local charities, including The Royal British Legion, SSAFA and PTSD charities, to name just a few which is really rewarding, and great for your CV, too.
Become career ready
You’ll gain valuable on-the-job experience with relevant industry trips, visits and guest speakers. You can also gain additional qualifications such as Duke of Edinburgh awards, first aid qualifications and sports awards or sign up for the other training opportunities we offer.
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Further Education: 01270 613242
Higher Education: 01270 613284