Public Services

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. You can take part in simulated activities with public services providers, such as National Health Service, Fire Service, Police and the Army.

  2. The public service industry is one of the largest in the UK and offers a wide and varied range of job opportunities.

  3. Our staff all have experience in the uniformed services giving you the very best tuition, advice and help to achieve your goals.

  4. You will be able to progress on to a Criminology, Communities and Criminal Justice Foundation Degree at Barnsley College to further develop your skills and knowledge and boost your career prospects.

  5. All students have access to Additional Learning Support (ALS). Find out how the ALS department supported Abbie Williams.

All students have access to:


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

What next?

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.