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Already know what kind of career you’d like to move in to? Or maybe you’re still looking for information that’ll help you make up your mind? Whatever stage you’re at, the QUEST Careers Hub provides in-depth insight on a wide range of industry sectors. To find out more, click on your area of interest below or use the search facility.

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Emergency services careers
Emergency services careers
The emergency services are organisations that work to ensure public and national safety by responding to all types of emergency situation.
Security
Security
Secure your future … with a career in an industry to which many Service leavers find themselves very well suited. Planning ahead with relevant qualifications now could see you sitting pretty in a civvy security role when the time comes
Project Management
Project Management
Are you organised, methodical, good at keeping work on track, confident about meeting deadlines and happy to take on responsibility? A career in project management will require you to deliver tasks on time and within budget by planning and organising resources and people. If you recognise your own skill set here, PM could be the perfect match for you
Renewables
Renewables
The renewable energy sector offers a wide range of rewarding careers – particularly for those who want to do something challenging and worthwhile. Prepare to renew your own direction …
Aviation
Aviation
Thinking of transferring your aviation-related skills to the civilian workplace? Here’s some advice to help you plan ahead to ensure your new career gets off the runway
Computing and IT
Computing and IT
IT’s for you! The strong growth of tech employment in the UK sends a clear message to anyone considering career opportunities: there are a multitude of exciting openings out there. Are you ready to unlock them?
Facilities Management
Facilities Management
Facilities management is one of the fastest-growing professions in the UK and vital to the success of any business. Perhaps it’s vital to your future success too?
Risk Management
Risk Management
The skills required to ‘know your enemy’, and the development of tactics to counter that enemy, are basic risk management aptitudes. That means, without even knowing it, you may have spent a significant proportion of your Services career preparing for a role in this industry – and could well be more ready than you know for a rewarding new career in risk.
Care Work
Care Work
Care work involves a variety of roles from administration, logistics and practical back-up support, to complex medical care.
Building Trades
Building Trades
Want to turn your talents to a practical career on leaving? One of Britain’s widest-ranging industry sectors, the building trades, has a huge range of roles to choose from. Here’s how to ensure a firm foundation for your next career move …
Health and safety in the construction industry
Health and safety in the construction industry
With a remit to protect the working population, today’s health and safety professionals take a proactive, preventative approach to problems such as injury, accidents and equipment failure. Their role is of paramount importance in many industries – but perhaps none more so than construction, where risks are particularly high. Perhaps you have what it takes to join them on-site? In the case studies that follow this feature we focus on the stories of ex-Service people who did just that.
Drone training
Drone training
Popularly depicted as the ‘eye in the sky’, the unprecedented growth in commercial acceptance of unmanned aerial vehicles – commonly known as drones – is fuelling an enormous upturn in related careers. Maybe it’s you who should be keeping an eye on them?