Public Services at B&FC
From the emergency services to the armed forces and law enforcement, a wide variety of roles are available in the public services sector. As well as being personally rewarding, careers in this field are well paid and offer excellent opportunities for advancement.
At B&FC, our public services programmes have been co-created with the sector to deliver the skills needed to progress into employment and/or higher level study. You will benefit from expert tutors with a wealth of industry experience and a vocationally rich curriculum featuring relevant visits, residentials, guest speakers as well as volunteering opportunities – a must for your CV.
Discover how B&FC can help you begin or advance your career in public services. Contact us on T 01253 504 343 or E firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Services programmes
There are more jobs available in public services than any other career path in the North West. People with the correct skills are in high demand and can benefit from long, well-paid careers with job security and fantastic progression routes.
This is a competitive field and progressing to degree level will open up even more opportunities for you, as will undertaking relevant voluntary experience.
Most popular career routes:
Police Officer | Army Officer/Solider | Firefighter | Police Community Support Officer | Prison Officer | Probation Services Officer | RAF Officer | Security Officer
What our staff and students say
Why choose B&FC?
With our FREE 24/7 Blackpool Transport travel pass, eligible students* get unlimited use of any Blackpool Transport bus or Tram. We also offer help with long-distance travel costs.
Your own personal progress tutor will help you to settle in, keep you informed about upcoming events and provide ongoing support and guidance. We also offer confidential counselling.
We offer a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone. You could also get up to £1200 worth of funding and FREE meals if you're in care or receiving certain benefits.
If you have a disability (including a specific learning or mental health difficulty) we will help you to access the support needed to manage your studies as independently as possible.
Food and Drink
From smoothies to sub rolls, we offer a wide range of low-cost food and drink plus a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone and FREE meals for eligible students*.
*Eligibility applies - see blackpool.ac.uk/support/funding for details
Our free careers service includes expert advice and resources to help with making career choices, applying to university and coaching to get you ready for employment.
Our tutors are specialists in their subjects and help you develop the skills you need to be successful. They regularly spend time in industry to keep their knowledge and experience up-to-date.
Our Students' Union runs a variety of clubs, societies and events, all aimed at giving you the best student experience possible. You could also get involved as a rep or elected officer.
Sports are big at B&FC and there are lots of fitness activites and College teams for you to join, facilitated through our all-weather pitch, sports hall and fitness suite-inspirations.
Work experience opportunities
B&FC works with a wide range of leading companies, offering specific industry placements that offer valuable sector experience.
"He is both keen and enthusiastic and has become a valuable member of the team, working with a number of project managers and across projects to develop a broad understanding of the service's portfolio."
How to find us
Squires Gate Lane