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Public Service & Adventure Training

This course provides an insight into uniformed services as a potential area for employment.

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1 & 2

2-3 days per week

Hetton Lyons Country Park

About the course

The key focus is to develop a foundation of technical skills required in uniformed protective services such as the police service, fire service, and armed forces.

Free transport is now available to and from Hetton Lyons Country Park for our public services learners.

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You will gain a broad understanding of Uniformed Protective Services including the following: sport, fitness, personal development, team building, discipline, skills for land and water-based outdoor activities, map reading, and expedition skills.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.

Course Costs

Courses are free if you’re aged 16-18.

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed via written assessments and practical assignments.


This course will help you progress to an apprenticeship in the uniformed protective services such as the: Navy, Army, RAF, Prison Service, Fire & Rescue Service and Police.

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