Public Services

About Public Services

Our Public Services courses prepare you for entering a uniformed service including the Police, Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance Service, Armed Forces and Prison Service. The courses develop your knowledge of the wide range of careers within these services and help you to develop the right skills secure employment or progress to university.
On the course you’ll study topics including Citizenship and Diversity, Behaviour and Discipline, Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing, Teamwork, Leadership, Communication and more. And there’s exciting experiences to widen and develop your confidence and skills for future work in these services.

Your CAVC

Our Public Services courses benefit from access to great facilities including those at CAVC Cardiff International Sports Campus. Our teaching team include people with first-hand experience in Public Services and you’ll benefit from visiting speakers and visits through the course. You can also develop your skills and build your CV further by joining the CAVC Combined Cadet Force.

Your Industry

In the Cardiff Capital Region, there are 13,000 people working in Public and Uniformed Services occupations with average earnings of £32,500 per annum. (Lightcast 2022).

Your Future

Many students from the Level 3 course apply to university to further their learning and support their progression. Other students use the skills, experience and qualifications gained at college to step directly into work in a uniformed service.

Public Services Courses

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Course name
Level
Level
Availability
Start dates available
Month
Year
Locations available
Public Services L1 Full Time 2 September 2024 Cardiff International Sports Campus
Public Services L2 Full Time 2 September 2024 Barry Campus Cardiff International Sports Campus
Public Services L3 Full Time 2 September 2024 Barry Campus Cardiff International Sports Campus
HND in Public and Emergency Services L5 Full Time 10 September 2024 Barry Campus