Public & Uniformed Services

Choose to be

  • Army/Navy/RAF
  • Fire Officer
  • Paramedic
  • Police Officer

These study programmes take place in the new Oval Campus in Bebington. There are plenty of careers to choose from, whether you want to work in the Armed Forces, Police Service, Fire Service or other uniformed public sector organisations. Outdoor activities, exhibitions and events, run in conjunction with the Armed Forces, Police, Paramedics and Fire Service, are a routine part of these programmes.

Programmes delivered at The Oval Campus, Bebington include:

Course Level Code
BTEC Public Services 90 Credit Diploma 3 K039
BTEC Public Services Extended Diploma 3 K008
NCFE Military Preparation 3 K077

Where next?

Students can progress into careers in the Armed Forces, Fire, Police or Ambulance/Paramedic services, although some will progress into Higher Education to study on a degree programme.

Career opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:


Starting salaries for Police Officers are from £19,000 per year and a sergeant can earn between £36,000 and £41,000 per year. Private soldiers can earn between £17,000 and £28,000 per year. Qualified Paramedics earn between £21,000 and £27,000 per year, and senior Paramedics or team leaders can earn up to £34,000 per year. (Source)

Where are they now?

Josh Griffiths

Josh studied NCFE Pre Uniformed Services level 2 at Wirral Met before progressing into the Army. He was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for Extraordinary Bravery.