You could do a college course which would teach you some of the skills needed for the role, and then try to find a trainee job. Relevant courses include:
- Level 2 Diploma in Public Services
- Level 3 Diploma in Public Services
Mature learners who are interested in studying a degree could study an access to higher education course specialising in social science with law. You should check the entry requirements with the college or university.
You'll usually need:
- 2 or more GCSEs at grades 9 to 3 (A* to D) for a level 2 course
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) for a level 3 course