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For a successful career in the armed forces, police, ambulance or fire and rescue, we have just the programmes for you.

Working closely with the emergency services and armed forces, our programmes include outdoor and adventure training, residential trips and great work experience, as well as theory-based lectures and assignments.

You’ll also benefit from great work experience opportunities, frequent career talks by guest speakers and you’ll be able to challenge yourself on residential trips.


Just the job

Graduates from Highbury’s Uniformed Public Services’ courses have gone on to rewarding careers in fire and rescue services, the armed forces and police services to name but a few. Other career options include customs and excise officer, prison officer and paramedic. The typical starting salary for a police constable in England and Wales is £23,317. The starting salary for a prison officer is £18,720 a year. Privates in the Army earn between £17,945 and £20,521, while new recruits pick up around £14,492.