11 February 2016
They spent the day with Assistant Commissioner Hewitt and his staff officer DCI Dion Mitchell, debating topics such as Stop and Search, how the Met Police can be more relevant in 10 years’ time and career opportunities in the Met including for people with disabilities.
They also had the opportunity to take part in a Q&A session with a panel of senior officers, including Assistant Commissioner Hewitt, Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer from the Engagement Team and Inspector Simon Rotherham of the Stop and Search team.
The opportunity was made possible by the professional contacts of Curriculum Team Leader Neil Grigg, who served as a Detective Sergeant with the Metropolitan Police Service for over 20 years.
Level 2 Uniformed Public Service students will visit New Scotland Yard on Monday 22nd February.
In addition to affording our students the opportunity to visit New Scotland Yard, Neil has also arranged for our Uniformed Public Service students to take part in the biggest multi-agency training exercise in the London Fire Brigade’s history on Monday 29th February.
The Uniformed Public Services course at West Thames College provides fantastic preparation for a multitude of careers in the public services, including the fire service, police and armed forces. It is an extremely successful and popular course with 77% of students going straight into careers of their choice and 23% securing places at the universities.
For more information about any of the course available at West Thames College please contact the Information Centre on 020 8326 2020.
Making Waves Autumn 2016 college magazine.