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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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Healthcare
Healthcare
The healthcare sector, public and private, offers a huge range of career opportunities. When the time comes for resettlement, you may well find you already have sought-after skills. But, to really make sure your prospects are in the pink, now’s the time to start getting some appropriate qualifications under your belt.
Human Resources
Human Resources
Personnel choice? When you make the leap to the civilian workplace, maybe human resources could be the career for you
Law
Law
If you haven’t yet considered law as a profession, solicitor and advocate Ahmed Al-Nahhas, of London-based law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp, explains the variety of opportunities it offers that might make it a very advantageous career move – it may even offer you the chance to help other ex-Service people and maintain your connection with the Forces
Management and Leadership
Management and Leadership
Effective management is vital to every organisation. If you’ve taken a leadership role while in uniform – maybe with the relevant institute membership and qualifications to back it up – you could already have a suitable skill set to transfer to the civilian workplace, plus it’s an area that naturally lends itself to online study at this difficult time
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas
Working on- or offshore in the UK’s oil and gas industry is not for the faint-hearted – it’s a challenging prospect on many levels, but also well rewarded for those with the right skills, and with potential for a productive future
Personal Trainer
Personal Trainer
The UK’s health and fitness industry is growing at an exponential rate and is currently worth more than £4 billion. This number is only set to increase year on year, with new fitness facilities opening all the time, backed up by innovative new trends and advances in technology. From social media to blogs, TV to apps and games, fitness truly is the mainstream. It’s estimated that one in every seven people in the UK is a gym member and, with that type of volume, the need for talented, qualified fitness professionals has never been greater …
Project Management
Project Management
Organised, methodical, good at keeping work on track, confident about meeting deadlines and happy to take on responsibility? If you recognise your own skill set here, PM could be the perfect match for you – and you can start or continue your studies online
Rail Industry
Rail Industry
Like many youngsters, you may have dreamed of becoming a train driver – that’s still a possibility, of course, but the modern rail industry offers so much more scope than that, with jobs covering a huge range of areas, from signaller to site manager, engineer to HR officer. Does rail offer the role you’ve been looking for?
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 …
Risk Management
Risk Management
Ready for risk? The skills required to ‘know your enemy’, and the development of tactics to counter that enemy, are basic risk management aptitudes. This means that, 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 management …
Road Transport and Freight Management
Road Transport and Freight Management
Want to carve out a new career in the world of road transport? Here’s the steer on driver and transport manager qualifications, licensing and training
Running Your Own Business
Running Your Own Business
In the current difficult economic climate, self-employment can seem like an attractive option. Quest looks at the challenges of going it alone …
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
Smart Meter Installation
Smart Meter Installation
Connect with the facts and become a smart meter installer
Sport and Fitness
Sport and Fitness
From boot camp leader to basketball coach, personal trainer to Pilates instructor, the sport and fitness sector could be the perfect fit for your future career … and there are plenty of online courses you can do to keep your brain active in lockdown too
Technical Author
Technical Author
Got the write stuff? … Become a technical author.
Telecoms
Telecoms
Is telecoms your calling? If you’re thinking of a future career that involves you with technology at the cutting edge and where constant change is on the menu, why not connect with a fast-moving career in the telecoms industry?
Utilities
Utilities
Help to keep Britain running smoothly by directing your skills towards our vitally important utilities industries, encompassing gas, power, water and waste