Public Services

If you want to make a real difference with your career, then public services is a great sector to explore a range of possible roles, including those in the police service, fire service and armed forces.  They are essential to our society and an integral part of our community, so those with the relevant skills and knowledge are always in demand.

As well as uniformed professions like prison officers, firefighters and ambulance staff, you could also enjoy a rewarding and successful career providing essential services in local government, civil enforcement, or county courts. Whichever career you choose in public services, you’ll be supporting your community and town!

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Explore Public Services Career Opportunities

Please take a moment to interact with the Labour Market Information (LMI) card to explore the different job opportunities available.

The Labour Market Information will give you an insight into the skills you will need for future employment and details such as:

Job Figures and 
Expected Industry Growth

Average Salaries and
Progression Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Explore the jobs you can apply for, once you complete different course levels.

HM Forces Serviceperson

Professional Security Operative

Border & Immigration Officer

Business Fire Safety Advisor


Community Safety Officer

Custody & Detention Officer


Health, Safety & Environment Technician

Probation Services Practitioner

Anti-Social Behaviour & Community Safety Officer

Counter Fraud Investigator

Emergency Service Manager

Intelligence Officer

Police Community Support Officer

Specialist Rescue Operative

Trading Standards Officer

Youth Justice Practitioner


Emergency Planner

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

Police Officer

Probation Officer

Serious & Complex Crime Investigator

Public Services & Criminology

If you want to make a real difference in the local community and the wider world, then a career in public services could be perfect for you.

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