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Welcome to the Protective Services Academy

Protective Services Academy was launched in 2017 as a bespoke academic and personal development programme designed for 14-19-year-olds interested in a career one of the many protective services in the U.K such as Armed forces, Emergency Services, Prison Services and Border and Security Agencies. Our programmes will provide its recruits with a nationally recognised qualification as well as the knowledge, leadership skills and physical & mental robustness that will support them while joining the Protective Services, gaining employment/apprenticeship or moving on to university study.

The Protective Services Academy differs substantially from Public Services and military preparation courses offered in many colleges which often fail to effectively prepare individuals holistically for entry into the uniformed protective services either through too much focus on the academic qualifications (BTEC qualifications) or a narrow focus on a single protective service (military preparation).

Qualifications for Year 12 & 13?

Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services (equivalent to three A-Levels)

Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services (equivalent to two A-Levels)

Extended Certificate in Uniformed Protective Services (equivalent to one A-Level)

BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma for Sport and Activity Leaders (equivalent to three GCSEs)

*Our programmes are available either full time or part-time

Qualifications for Year 10 & 11?

BTEC Level 1/2  First Extended Certificate in Public Services (equivalent to three GCSEs)

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Public Services (equivalent to two GCSEs)

BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 First Award (equivalent to one GCSE)

BTEC Tech Award in Sport, Activity and Fitness (equivalent to one GCSE)

*Our programmes are available either full time, part-time or as an internal alternative provision

To find out more information about joining The Protective Services Academy please contact us on 03303 830 017 or visit our sign-up page today!