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Welcome to the Public Services Department

Our Results

In 2022, we achieved a 100% pass rate across our Public Services programmes.

Student Destinations
Many of our students progress to Higher Education to study Criminology and related topics, such as Law, Sports Science and range of teaching degrees, whilst others have pursued careers with HM Revenue & Customs and joined the services.

Recent students have joined the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, British Army - including the Scots Guards Regiment, and Prison Service, as well as progressed to Higher Education, including studying Forensic Psychology at university.

Potential Careers

  • Soldier
  • Prison Officer
  • Fire Fighter
  • Royal Marines Commando
  • RAF Fighter Pilot
  • Border Security Officer
  • Search and Rescue Team Member
  • Navy Officer
  • Transport Police Officer
  • Army Medic

Our Trips & Activities
Public Services students get the opportunity to go on a number trips throughout their studies, with recent visits and enrichment opportunities including:

  • National Police Counter Terror training exercise - Eggborough Power Station
  • Carr Gate West Yorkshire Police Training Centre
  • Army Visit - Strensall Barracks
  • Welton Waters Adventure Centre with the Royal Marines
  • Representing the North Yorkshire Youth Crime Commission on Police and Crime
  • Organising and attending Remembrance events with the Army
  • Rosedale Abbey
  • Hole of Horcum
  • University Fairs
  • Pen-y-ghent
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Guest Speakers
We regularly invite guest speakers to deliver talks to our students, including Emma Johnson from Humberside Police who recently spoke to students about her role and shared insights about how the Police promote equality and diversity, as well as how she handles key situations within our diverse society.