Apprenticeships in Public Services

We don't currently offer apprenticeships in this subject. Why not take a look at our Apprenticeship Department page to see everything that we do offer?

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

Reece Morgan

Public Services: Skills for Public Services Level 3 Full-time

“I enjoy the atmosphere at College. It is a calm working environment which is perfect for studying. The different opportunities available to us have been amazing and the facilities are world class.”

Holy Trinity

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

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

Reason 2

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

Reason 3

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

Reason 4

In the department we offer a wide variety of enrichment opportunities with visits from the Police, Fire Service, the Army and the National Health Service.

Reason 5

You will be able to progress on to a Community and Public Sector Studies degree at Barnsley College to further develop your skills and knowledge and boost your career prospects.