Welcome to APST!

At APST, we are driven by a singular mission: to empower individuals to reach their potential at every stage of their career journey. Whether you’re stepping into public service, seeking to enhance your skills during or after your service, or transitioning into the field of education, APST is for you.

Our Foundation: Public Service at Heart

At the heart of APST lies a deep commitment to public service. We understand individuals’ unique challenges and opportunities as they navigate their careers within the Protective and Public Services, including the Armed Forces, Emergency Services, and Civil Service. Our tailored education and training programmes cater to those passionate about making a difference, offering a comprehensive range of options for various career stages.

Pre-Service Programmes: Future Service Personnel

For those who aspire to serve, our Pre-Service Uniformed Protective Services Programmes provide a solid academic foundation for individuals aged 16 to 19. If you’re drawn to careers in the Protective or Public Services, such as the Armed Forces, Emergency Services, or Civil Service, APST is here to guide you towards your goals. Our meticulously designed programmes prepare you for the challenges, ensuring you have the knowledge and skills to excel in your chosen path.

During and Post Service: Crafting New Futures

APST recognises that service doesn’t end with your uniform. We offer accredited teacher training programmes and employment opportunities for protective and public service personnel seeking to transition into fulfilling careers in education after their service. These programmes are tailored to your unique experiences and designed to integrate your expertise into the educational landscape seamlessly. Whether aspiring to be a teacher or teaching assistant or wishing to contribute through casual work such as exam invigilation, APST is your partner in shaping a new future.

Empowering Educators: Early Career to Experienced Teachers

APST provides pathways for Early Career Teachers (ECTs) and experienced educators through supply opportunities. Whether you’re an ECT embarking on your teaching journey and looking to enhance your skills further, APST offers a range of opportunities. As an experienced teacher looking to step away from full-time teaching but keep a foot in the classroom, APST provides many supply teaching opportunities.

Why Choose APST?

  • Expertise: Our staff are industry professionals who understand the unique challenges and demands of public and protective service careers. You’ll learn from the best in the field.
  • Tailored Programs: Our courses are carefully designed to cater to the needs of individuals at different stages in their careers, ensuring that you receive the relevant education and training required to succeed.
  • Community: Join a network of like-minded individuals who share your dedication to public service. Connect, collaborate, and thrive together.
  • Pathways to Success: Whether you’re just starting your journey, enhancing your skills, or pursuing post-service opportunities, APST provides clear pathways to help you achieve your goals.
  • Support at Every Step: You will be supported and guided through your learning experience. From academic assistance to career guidance, we’re here for you.
Your future awaits – and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.