• Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyBTEC


This course will provide you perfectly with the skills and knowledge which will equip you to progress into employment into the Uniformed Protective Services. It will also give you a range of subject knowledge which will enable you to apply for a wide range of higher education courses. The course consists of both theoretical and vocational based modules, including classroom based units, fitness and wellbeing based units, and outdoor adventurous activities on a weekly basis.

Course Information

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01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 2 vocational qualification and /or four GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above, Including English, and/ or Maths

University opportunities
Past students have progressed to study degrees in fields such as Policing, Law, Criminology and Crime Scene Investigation. 

Career opportunities
Career opportunities include the Armed Services, Emergency Services, Civil Service, public service, housing advice, management, community worker, probation officer and youth work.

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Public Services

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Public Service students will partake in outdoor adventurous activities, classroom based units and sport and fitness. For this reason, students will have theoretical based study in the classroom, whilst taking part in external residential trips and joining in sport and fitness activities.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.