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From drilling commands to drilling rigs
From drilling commands to drilling rigs
NEWS
Prevent accidents and save lives with British Engineering Services
Want to keep flying? Here’s how …
Want to keep flying? Here’s how …
NEWS
If you are considering continuing to fly upon leaving the Armed Forces, equip yourself with the knowledge of what you’ll need to fly in the civilian world.
Earn while you learn with SSE?
Earn while you learn with SSE?
NEWS
As Britain’s second largest energy company, SSE is currently on the lookout for ex-military personnel to join our ranks as Trainee Smart Meter Installers.
Shaping the future of the network infrastructure industry
Shaping the future of the network infrastructure industry
NEWS
The need for standardisation of education within the network cable infrastructure industry is more essential than ever and it is an issue that global industry education experts CNet Training has successfully addressed by launching an industry-endorsed certification that is shaping the future of the industry.
Fit for purpose!
Fit for purpose!
COVER STORY
With a host of transferable skills from his Forces training, a burning desire to break out on his own and the support of some very valuable mentors, ex-RAF Aerosystems Engineering Officer David Smith found himself well equipped to step out into civvy street as the owner of his own gym, CrossFit Spitfire
Distance Learning
Distance Learning
ARTICLES
With distance learning, let the classroom come to you!
Part of the union
Part of the union
ARTICLES
Regular Quest contributor Ralph Straw reports once more from the resettlement frontline, this time with some sound advice – learned the hard way, through personal experience – about why you really should consider joining a trades union when you make your own transition to a civilian career. Not doing so could cost you more than your job’s worth …
SARAH DAVIS
SARAH DAVIS
ARTICLES
Planning on hanging up your rank and uniform on Friday and sliding effortlessly into your new civilian career Monday? Think again! There is serious competition out there, says Sarah Davies, director of I Am Strong Coaching, and you need to be flexible, focused and fully ready to adapt to the demands of your new role
Making tomorrow independence day
Making tomorrow independence day
ARTICLES
Most people who leave the Armed Forces transition effectively back into civilian life, but not all. Stoll – the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans – is there for the most vulnerable. Looking for work in civvy street after serving in the RAF, Nicola Stokes found herself in need of their help. Here’s her story …
New apprenticeships from Train2Train
New apprenticeships from Train2Train
NEWS
The Armed Forces are one of the largest providers of apprenticeships in the UK, and the team at Train2Train has worked hard to become involved in helping Service leavers start new challenges and professions through apprenticeship programmes.

Training See all

Blue-Eye Training | Management and Leadership
Blue-Eye Training is the longest running UK qualifications provider for facilities managers. Providing facilities management training to numerous large organisations, from banks to hospitals, from universities to football clubs!
South East

Jobs See all

CNC Field Service Engineer | Engineering - Electrical / ElectronicEngineering - MechanicalMarketingSales
We are looking for a self motivated CNC Engineer to join our expanding technical support team. You will be working for a well established company in the UK specialising in the sales, servicing, repair and maintenance of CNC machinery and Laser Cutter engravers.
Radecal Machines
Field Service Engineer - Home Based | Engineering - Electrical / ElectronicEngineering - Mechanical
Cameron Forecourt Ltd is an established and highly respected fuel management systems company founded in 1980 offering a turnkey package of services embracing the supply, installation and onward maintenance of fuel tanks, diesel tanks, fuel pumps, diesel pumps, fuel management systems, tank gauging systems and associated pump control systems to both the commercial and retail sectors of this highly specialised industry.
Cameron Forecourt

Univeristy See all

University of Derby Online Learning | Accountancy & Book Keeping
As one of the leading online learning providers in the UK, the University of Derby Online Learning is passionate about delivering online education in a way that helps more people follow their dreams.
International
Edinburgh Napier University | Management and Leadership
Edinburgh Napier University, in partnership with the Academy of Leadership and Management, offers an innovative way to achieve your degree, either undergraduate or postgraduate with flexibility rarely seen in other degrees.
Nationwide