Kick-start a rewarding career in public services at Mid Cheshire College.

Work in collaboration with the armed forces and Cheshire Police, Fire and Rescue, and Ambulance services to gain hands-on experience and benefit from the most up-to-date teaching content and visits.

Whether you’re learning how to implement a Major Incident plan or undergoing teamwork and leadership training, you’ll be building a portfolio of skills to take into future Public Sector roles or further education.

On a Public Services course you’ll benefit from physical fitness and outdoor skills training, with team events throughout the course and a residential trip. You’ll further develop essential skills in numeracy, IT and literacy, and learn about current affairs and government policy.

Potential Public Services careers include:
Police Officer, Coastguard, officer within the Armed Forces, Fire and Rescue Service or Prison Service, Customs and Excise Officer.

Courses Available

Course Title
Start Date
Full Fee
Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Public Services


Want to get paid to earn a degree-level qualification? You can at Mid Cheshire College thanks to our new Higher Apprenticeship courses.

You’ll work towards a nationally recognised qualification demonstrating your understanding and expertise in your chosen industry. You’ll combine assessment work with vital real-life experience, putting your knowledge into action at work.

You’ll follow a bespoke learning plan, created collaboratively by your employer and Mid Cheshire College, and designed to give you the most relevant teaching and training for your chosen industry.

You’ll complete the apprenticeship with a National Vocational Qualification (QCF) equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, as well as a portfolio of completed work, a Technical Certificate, and proven on-the-job experience.

Entry requirements for Higher Apprenticeships are flexible, as apprentices will come from a range of education and employment backgrounds. If you’d like to discuss Higher Apprenticeships, get in touch with one of our advisors.

Do you have any questions?
If there is anything you would still like to know about this course, please don't hesitate to ask us.

Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.