Vocational Public Services courses

Key Information 

Looking for a job in Public Services? Our ex-service tutors have over 180 years of combined experience and will ensure you achieve the necessary skills to progress into this potentially lucrative career sector. We offer Vocational BTEC courses that are ideal for those looking to progress into the Police, Armed Forces or Fire Service - to name a few.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Work experience opportunities with the RAF, Royal Navy and the British Army.
  • Special guest speakers from both the Police Cadets and the Army Reserve.
  • Opportunities to gain a National Citizen Service (NCS) qualification where you can participate in challenges and build skills for work and life.
  • Organised trips to Fulwood Barracks, RAF Liverpool and Somme Barracks. 
  • Study in our state-of-the-art £18.3m Beacon Centre - complete with all the facilities required for you to succeed in this exciting industry.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

You can expect a starting salary of approximately £20,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Army
  • Highways Agency
  • HM Customs and Excise
  • Navy
  • Paramedics
  • Police
  • Prison Service
  • RAF
  • Royal Marines