Why teach BTEC Protective Services? 

Frontline workers are more important than ever - from military personnel to emergency service staff, they’ll continue to play a key role in the country’s infrastructure.

The UK's protective services require the best training. That's where BTEC comes in - with a BTEC in Protective Services, learners will gain valuable hands-on experience which can help them progress to HE or an apprenticeship or go straight into a career in the industry

Don't just take our word for it. Find out what teachers, employers and, most importantly, learners have to say about BTEC Protective Services.


Teaching BTEC Protective Services at the Henley College

We interviewed Andrew Unsworth, a teacher of Protective Services at the Henley College. Andrew believes BTEC has offered his learners transferable skills opening up a broad range of career opportunities. 

Hear more from Andrew and his colleagues


Why students choose BTEC Protective Services

We interviewed two former BTEC learners, about why they chose to study Protective Services. Hear how the versatility and accessibility of the course has led to masters and undergraduate degree in Law and a career in the Prison Service.

Find out why students love BTEC Protective Services


Royal Air Force Brize Norton: From BTEC to a career in the RAF

We spoke to former BTEC learners employed in the Royal Air Force, to find out how BTEC provided them with the perfect foundation to pursue their careers in the RAF.

Explore our RAF Brize Norton interview series


Inspire your learners with our free careers poster

With 5.36 million people employed in the public sector across the UK, there’s plenty of opportunity for people with the right skills and talents to progress into a fufilling career. From the police, through to the prison service or the fire service, whichever career your learners choose, a BTEC in Uniformed Protective Services can map the way.

We've created a poster highlighting aspirational careers for you to share with learners or to aid discussions with parents. Simply fill in your details and you'll unlock your free poster straight away!

Inspire your learners with our free careers poster


What qualifications are available?

Our qualifications have been designed with the help of experts, and are widely recognised by universities and employers for providing excellent progression opportunities.