While studying at our Centre of Excellence you can obtain qualifications ranging from Entry Level and Level 3 certificates through to Extended Diplomas. If you haven’t already obtained a Grade 4 GCSE in English or maths you’ll also study to achieve this level of qualification, which is a mandatory requirement of your course and essential for many careers.
In our Centre of Excellence for Public Services you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gain work experience with industry leaders.View all available courses for this subject area
Studying in our Centre of Excellence for Public Services, you’ll learn the skills that will set you up for a rewarding career helping other people. These range from the fire service through to the police and probation services, with average annual salaries ranging from £30,000 to £39,000.
We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include:
Greater Manchester Police
Greater Manchester Police is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester.
Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester.
Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.
My tutors have constantly pushed me to achieve my best in class and outside. Because of their advice and guidance I have now secured a role as a Special Constable within Greater Manchester Police. This will allow me to easily become a full time Police Officer once I graduate.
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At this online event we’ll cover all you need to know about our Centre of Excellence in Public Services and Criminology, where you can study from Level 1 to Level 3.
Our tutors will tell you all about the courses on offer, you'll receive a showcase of the practical activities that are a part of Public Services & Criminology, and learn all about the issues relevant to this industry, including social justice, the causes of crime and the management of the public sector.Register now