Public services and outdoor adventure activities
Public Services courses
These courses help students pass the selection process for
careers with the:
- Fire Service
- Prison Service
- Ambulance Service
- Royal Navy
- Customs and Excise
- Probation Service
- Special police
- Dog Handler
The essential qualities of team work, leadership, physical
fitness and discipline are tested to the full in preparation for a
career in the public services.
You will also learn about the roles, responsibilities and career
opportunities in the various public services – with visits to the
Police, Fire and Military and visiting speakers.
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Outdoor adventure activity courses
Students wishing to broaden their experience for a potential
career in either the public services or outdoor adventure
participate in a range of landbased and waterbased activities.
A highlight of the course is the planning, delivering and
evaluating an expedition to the Lake District, as well as local
expeditions in the Warwickshire area.
Experiences include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, rafting, wind
surfing, abseiling, climbing and many other activities.
Students learn the skills to navigate and map read to lead
walking trips and achieve a navigation award.