Uniformed Public Services

Study uniformed public services at Newcastle College

Uniformed public services at Newcastle College is the perfect preparation for a wide range of careers in the armed services, police and wider criminal justice system. Courses are developed with public service professionals and you will be challenged through exciting experiences within the classroom and through a variety of outdoor simulation activities.

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Employer links

Newcastle College has strong links with public service bodies, both locally and nationally. Organisations that support our Uniformed Public Services courses include HMS Calliope, the Royal Navy Reserves, Territorial Army Battalions, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Catterick Barracks, Northumbria Police, Tyne and Wear Fire Service and the Fire Fighters Charity.

Course enrichment

  • Students can undertake a 12 day training course to become a retained firefighter at the Fire Service College.
  • As a UPS student you are able to become a reservist for the Royal Navy and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (where you'll receive additional training and income from Army Personnel)