Public Services

Are you interested in working in uniformed & protective services? Then Buxton & Leek College is the ideal place to find your pathway to a rewarding and successful career.

With our educational visits to London and the Houses of Parliament, the Police Tactical Training Unit, fire stations, British Army Residentials, and the Forensics Labs at University of Derby, there’s plenty throughout the year to keep you engaged. Opportunities to take part in adventurous activities and bushcraft, and regular guest speakers from a range of uniformed careers, mean our programmes provide you with the confidence, skills and determination to succeed in your chosen field.

From building your fitness to reach the standards of the armed forces, to crime scene investigation, you won’t believe the places a course at BLC can take you.

Many of our former students have progressed into higher education or have secured employment in the paramedics, armed forces and private security.

You will learn from highly skilled and innovative tutors who are passionate about their areas and have extensive inside knowledge and experience through their time leading expeditions overseas!

Whether you are deciding on your next steps after school, already working in the public services industry or you would like a career change, we offer a variety of programmes to suit your needs and help you into your dream career.

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