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A career in the armed forces or the blue light public services is for anyone who cares about others, wants variety and a new challenge every day. Working with people to help keep them safe, happy and healthy is the driver for public servants and provides opportunity for careers locally, nationally and around the world.

CAREERS

Police officers (Sergeant and below) co-ordinate and undertake the investigation of crimes, patrol public areas, arrest offenders and suspects and enforce law and order. Officers of the British Transport Police operate within the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

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£19000 Starting Salary
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Fire officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of a specific physical or functional area of a statutory or private fire brigade/service and the resources necessary for the protection of property at fires within a salvage corps area. Ambulance officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary for the provision of ambulance services. Prison officers (principal officer and above) plan, organise, direct, and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the running of a prison, remand or detention centre. Customs officers plan and direct the work of customs, excise and immigration staff in the monitoring and inspection of goods and persons crossing national borders.

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£32000 Starting Salary
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Senior police officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of a specific geographical or functional area of generalised or specialised police work. Senior officers of the British Transport Police direct the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

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Jamie Crisp

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Prior to joining Cornwall College, Jamie spent 24 years in the military as a non-comminsioned officer in the British Army and was a specialist PT instructor as well as a senior tactics instructor, conducting operational tours around the world.

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Owen Marks

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I wanted to get my fitness and confidence up, and this course seemed like the ideal course. The course prepared me for selection and I got the A grade I needed to get into the Military Police.

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