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Blue Light and Security Pathway

The Protective Services Academy - Blue Light and Security Pathway is designed for those interested in careers in; Crime Investigation, Criminology, Fire and Rescue, Probation Service, Intelligence Agencies, Police, PCSOs, Emergency Services Call handling, Custody and Detention (Prison Service) or Law.

Mandatory Units
Unit 1: Citizenship and Diversity (Pearson-set)
Unit 2: Behaviour and Discipline in the Uniformed Protective Services
Unit 3: Global Affairs, the Media and the Uniformed Protective Services
Unit 4: Physical Preparation, Health and Wellbeing
Unit 5: Teamwork, Leadership and Communication in the Uniformed Protective Services
Unit 6: Government and the Protective Services
Unit 7: Planning for and responding to Emergency Incidents

Specialised Units
Unit 8: Custodial Care
Unit 9: Sociological Perspectives
Unit 13: Introduction to Criminology
Unit 15: Police Powers and the Law
Unit 18: Criminal Investigation Procedures and Practice
Unit 19: Professional Development in the Uniformed Protective Services

More than just a qualification…
At PSA we understand that an education is more than just a completing a qualification that is why
you will take part in our bespoke Health & Fitness and Careers & Personal Development Syllabuses
throughout your time studying with us. These syllabuses are tailored to your specific pathway. Below
you will see an idea of what these syllabuses will cover;

Health and Fitness Careers and Personal Development
Service Specific Fitness Testing
Fitness sessions
Stress and Mental Health
Adventurous Activities
…plus much more…
Duke of Edinburgh Gold
STEM Activities
British Army Look at Life Residential
Educational Trips and Visits
First Aid and Emergency Care Training
Application process for specific services
UCAS application
…plus much more…