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Ex-Forces Programme - IT and Business Specialities

If you’re in the forces and considering a second career, FDM is the next step to bridge that gap - Train in IT and business specialties on either the traditional or advanced route in one of our award-winning academies

FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and is the UK’s leading IT employer.

FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together. 

We are renowned for our dynamic Careers Programmes, which gives graduates and Ex-Forces personnel award-winning business and technical training in core disciplines. They then progress to represent FDM on client sites as our Consultants for a minimum of two years.

With over 180 clients worldwide, we help them achieve specific business objectives within various sectors, including financial services, media, retail, public sector and insurance.

Advanced Ex-Forces Route Course

Project Management

The advanced pathway works on building upon existing skills with industry recognised certifications.

We are looking for:

  • Leadership and management experience
  • Experience working within a project environment
  • Strong organisational and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • An analytical mind set and problem solving skills
  • Technical competence in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project or equivalent software packages

Traditional Route – Junior Ex-Forces Personnel

The traditional training pathways range from seven to 14 weeks depending on the chosen stream. It is designed for junior ranks and JNCOs.

The traditional pathway works on complementing your life skills with industry-recognised certifications.

Business (Traditional Route) Courses

Business Analysis

Project Support Office

Risk, Regulation and Compliance

Technical (Traditional Route) Courses

Software Development

Software Testing

Business Intelligence

IT Service Management

We are looking for:

  • Demonstrable interest in IT with a drive to build a successful career
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving
  • Proven ability in working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Geographic flexibility throughout the UK to support our clients.

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Ex-Forces Programme - IT and Business Specialities

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International, Nationwide

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