York College

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Police officers (sergeant and below)

Up to £29,000

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Senior police officers

Up to £44,000

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Security guards and related occupations

Up to £17,000

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This qualification is designed for students who want to go on to higher level studies or into a relevant uniformed protective services role.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


One and two year courses.

What will I study?

Course content covers areas such as the following:

  • Citizenship and Diversity
  • Behaviour and Discipline in Uniformed Protective Services
  • Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing
  • Teamwork, Leadership and Communication

The course includes strong work related opportunities with the Army, Navy, RAF, Fire Service, Ambulance, Police and Prison Service.

What could it lead to?

Uniformed Service - the course gives a good understanding of the services, skills and knowledge to make a strong application.

University - degree courses such as Criminology, Policing, Business, Sports, Disaster Management, Law, IT, Youth and Social Studies.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

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