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Nearly 90 Public Services students from Derby College’s Broomfield Hall Land-based and Leisure college in Morley joined Derby City Council’s Streetpride staff and councillors to help paint, clean and spruce up the streets in part of Derby city centre.

The iconic Derby Ram statue was particularly given a new lease of life with other activities including painting bollards and benches and planting flowers.

Around 50 Public Services students from Derby College's Broomfield Hall joined a host of other organisations and Derby City Council to give the city centre a deep clean and face lift.

The students were involved in a wide range of activities including litter picking, painting street furniture and jet washing pavements.

Protected Services students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus recently visited the UK's leading security exhibition at London's Olympia as part of their enrichment programme with Wilson James - a national leader in security solutions.

The students are members of Wilson James Security Academy and are benefiting from work experience and workplace visits to gain a greater understanding about the career opportunities available in the security industry.

Derby College has teamed up with a national leader in security solutions to highlight to students the wide range of career opportunities available in the industry. Wilson James partners with with a wide range of clients across the UK and Europe including cultural heritage venues such as the Tate and the Science Museum Group, leading businesses, and airports.

Fifteen students on the Public and Security Services study programme, based at Broomfield Hall, will join the new Wilson James Security Academy in the New Year. Much of the work will focus on the growing area of airport security – based at airports in Wilson James' client portfolio around the UK.

Public Services students at Derby College will be turning out in force to help organisers of the annual Ramathon in June. Around 100 students, who are based at the College's Broomfield Hall campus, will be supporting the annual Derby half marathon, business team run and mini Ramathon fun run which will be held on Sunday June 4.

As part of its commitment to improving security and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives, SafeGuard Clothing recently struck a partnership with Derby College. The renowned body armour and safety equipment brand has donated a bullet proof vest for use in our Public Services course to enable students can to gain a better understanding of the working mechanics behind the design and structure.

Students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus have played a vital role in the organisation of two recent events in the city and county.

 

Derby College has been provided with a sample bulletproof vest from SafeGuard CLOTHING – an international manufacturer and distributor of body armour.

The vest will be used by learners on the Uniformed Public Services course based at the Broomfield Hall campus as part of their course.

 

A former Derby College student has started his own company to bridge the gap in services provided for young people which have been in danger of being hit by local authority funding cuts, East Midlands Youth Service provides sub-contracted youth service provision as well as training and mentoring for professionals working with young people.

Uniformed Public Services students experienced life behind bars during an industry visit to Whatton Prison in Nottinghamshire.

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