Apprenticeships in Public Services

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Careers in Public Services

Careers in Public Services

Studying Public Services with us will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers in areas such as: The Ambulance Service, Law and the legal system, National Health Service (NHS), the Prison Service and more. You will be able to develop skills for entry to: The Fire Service, the Armed Forces and the Police Force.


Have a look at our Public Services pathways to see how you can progress to your dream career.


See the army careers information our students received when the Army Reserves visited us.


of Public Service students went on to work or further study after completing their course.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Ashleigh Crossland

Public Services: Forensic Science Level 3 Full-time

“I enjoy participating in the activities provided by the college such as forensic demonstrations and camping trips. ”

Darton College

Alumni Profile

Marie Crossland

Uniformed Public Services

“Barnsley College gave me the foundations to get where I am today and achieve my dream career. The college has great facilities and is known for its outstanding Public Services courses.”

Police Officer for West Yorkshire Police

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

Representatives of public service organisations such as the Fire Service and Police visit college to give talks and answer your questions.

Reason 2

You’ll study at Honeywell Sports Campus with excellent facilites and equipment to support your learning.

Reason 3

You can take part in public services related visits to Army barracks, the RAF and Magistrates’ Court to name but a few.

Reason 4

98% of our Public Services students said they would recommend their course to a friend.

Reason 5

You will be able to prgress on to a Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Services at University Campus Barnsley or other university to further develop your skills and knowledge and boost your career prospects.