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Law, Policing and Protective Services

Do you see your future in the forces? Looking for a role where you can really make a difference? You'll need the right skills and support to take on the demands of life in uniform.


Newcastle College's Uniformed Public Services courses are the perfect starting point.

As part of a team, you will tackle exciting challenges and discover the best version of yourself, developing your confidence and your leadership skills.

You will have the chance to learn from professionals and go behind the scenes to explore careers in the Police, the Criminal Justice System, Fire and Rescue or the Armed Forces. 

So whether you're looking to fight crime, serve justice, or join the military, we have the course for you.

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What can I study?

Protective Services - Level 1

Taught by ex-Met police officers and performance sport coaches, this Protective Services course has been designed to help students with lower GCSE grades gain skills to progress towards a career in the police, coast guard or fire services.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Protective Services - Level 2

Make a fresh start and realise your ambitions of working in the police, fire and rescue, or military with this Protective Services course.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Policing - Level 3

Want to join the police? Looking to gain the right experience to give you an employment edge? This policing course is perfect if you're setting your sights on a career in the force.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Entry to the Uniformed Public Services

Have ambitions to work in the military or fire and rescue services? Entry to the Uniformed Public Services is for you!

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Law and Criminal Justice Studies - Level 3

Learn about the entire legal system and cover subjects like how the law is applied, leadership, and resolving conflicts.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies - Level 3

With this course you will understand the causes behind crime and how society works to enforce law and order and be able to progress onto law, policing or wider criminal justice related degree.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Criminology, Law and Psychology - Level 2

If you want to learn the causes behind crime and how society works to enforce law and order, this is the course for you.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Newcastle Falcons HITZ Programme

The Newcastle Falcons Community HITZ programme, in partnership with Newcastle College and Premiership Rugby, is an education and employability course that aims to re-engage young people using sport as a vehicle.

All students on our Level 1 and Level 2 Law, Policing and Protective Services courses will also have access to a programme of guidance and enrichment at the Newcastle Falcons.

To find out more contact David Shotton at david.shotton@newcastle-falcons.co.uk

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