top of page

Prison custody officer- Guaranteed Interview

Our 5-day Sector-based Work Academy is a comprehensive and interactive course designed to help you step into employment. Working alongside Sodexo, this course is designed to provide you with the specific skills and knowledge to be successful during the interview process.   

About Sodexo:

Sodexo partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Job Description:

The role is varied, and you will be responsible for range of duties including working with a team of PCOs on the main wings, undertaking regular routines such as roll checks, supervising movement around the prison for visits, education and work activities, and supervising mealtimes and recreation periods. Central to this is how you communicate with prisoners during such duties, and we are looking for people who can form supportive and appropriate relationships with prisoners and steer them towards positive change. 

The prisoners come from all walks of life, some are serving long sentences including life, some have committed serious offences and others are vulnerable, but we treat all of them with fairness and respect. On occasion you may experience some challenging situations or unwanted behaviour, but full training is provided prior to commencing your role. 






Learning Method



Level Two

5 days

In Centre

Fully funded


Course Overview:

What will I gain?

  • Self-Assessment

  • Assessing myself for work

  • Learning to be financially capable

  • Personal Behaviour for success

  • Planning and Learning for a job interview

  • Guaranteed Interview

How will I learn?

We have a range of flexible learning methods available to suit your needs. You can attend this course at our Derby Centre 

  • Friary Works, 119 A Friar Gate, Derby DE11E

Am I eligible?

  • Aged 18+ – no maximum age limit 

  • Have the right to live and work in the UK 

  • Have been a British/EU citizen for the last 3 years 

  • To be unemployed and seeking work 

For more information or to book your place on the next available course, call us on 01332 295588 or click Book Now below.

This contract is funded by European Social Fund. 

This is the ESF logo
bottom of page