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Havering College, Hornchurch, welcomes back former public service students

PUBLISHED: 17:16 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:17 15 February 2013

Public services BTEC students at Havering College are inspected by former students now working in the uniformed services

Public services BTEC students at Havering College are inspected by former students now working in the uniformed services

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Havering College welcomed back 13 ex-pupils to inspire those currently on roll.

Six special constables with the Met Police, two firefighters, an ambulance worker, a prison officer, a marine, a police community support officer (PCSO) and a CCTV operator made up the cohort.

All had completed the Hornchurch college’s BTEC courses in public services and returned to speak to the Quarles Campus during a careers day on Thursday, February 7.

Special constable Nichola Fell, a former pupil of Redden Court School in Harold Wood, said: “The best bit as a Special is getting back to the station at the end of the day, looking around at your colleagues and realising that everyone has done a good job.

“I learnt lessons at Havering College that will be with me always.”

PCSO Gemma Andrews said: “As a PCSO you are working more within the community and helping people, which is what I like to do.”

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