"I really enjoyed the practical side to the course and looking at how the emergency services deal with a major incident. I also enjoyed researching different legislation regarding the emergency services."

Joshua studied Blackburn College’s Public Service (Uniformed or Non-Uniformed) Level 3 Extended Diploma and achieved a Triple Distinction Star (D*, D*, D*). Congratulations and good luck, Joshua!

Joshua said: “I chose to study at Blackburn College because the Public Services course was the best out of all of the other College choices and the facilities were outstanding.

“I really enjoyed the practical side to the course and looking at how the emergency services deal with a major incident. I also enjoyed researching different legislation regarding the emergency services.

“Blackburn College has prepared me for the future by developing my team building skills and giving me more confidence to lead a team.”

He added: “The tutors have absolutely supported me to achieve my goals. They are amazing and were always on hand to help with any questions, whether they were personal, professional or College-related.

“After taking a gap year, I have aspirations to study a Paramedic Sciences Degree in the future. Within my gap year, I am looking to gain crucial life experience in the world of employment.”