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Inspirational leadership, management and coaching courses
Inspirational leadership, management and coaching courses
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inspired2learn offers a wide range of options to Service leavers looking for ELCAS-approved resettlement courses. Read on to find out how you could gain a professional qualification that will boost your transition prospects – and how others like you have already done just that!

All set to capitalise on the bike boom!
All set to capitalise on the bike boom!
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In this Q&A, Matt Waters, a level 3 student in Cycle Maintenance and Repair at Cycle Systems Academy, shares his experience of the course and his future plans once qualified …

Secure up to 40% off on sports deals this summer
Secure up to 40% off on sports deals this summer
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To coincide with the Tokyo Olympics, members of the UK Armed Forces, their partners and veterans can now access exclusive summer sports savings on big-name brands, including Sky TV, Foot Locker, Reebok and Panasonic …

CNet celebrates coveted ERS Gold Covenant
CNet celebrates coveted ERS Gold Covenant
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CNet Training (CNet), global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure industry, has been awarded the Gold Covenant by the MoD in this year’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) …

So much more than a weekend hobby
So much more than a weekend hobby
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RAF Reserve Gary Forder is living his childhood dream of serving in the Armed Forces, and enjoying all the benefits and opportunities offered by Reservist life …

‘Without CNet I would not be in the role I’m in today’
‘Without CNet I would not be in the role I’m in today’
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… so says Peter Granger, who in this feature discusses his CNet resettlement training and how it helped to shape his career upon leaving the Armed Forces …

Study for an MBA
Study for an MBA
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Do you mean business? If your CV includes an MBA, it’s likely to focus employers’ attention. It’s a highly respected qualification, sought after in a wide range of career sectors, and the routes to achieving it are eminently flexible. So what are you waiting for?

King Edward VII’s Hospital veterans’ grant open for applications
King Edward VII’s Hospital veterans’ grant open for applications
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Charitable hospital King Edward VII’s Military Grants Fund is open to applications, offering grants to cover up to 100% of fees for medical treatment for veterans …

Landmarc sponsors Team Emotive in daring Atlantic challenge
Landmarc sponsors Team Emotive in daring Atlantic challenge
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Landmarc Support Service is sponsoring Team Emotive in its mission to complete one of the world’s most difficult ocean rowing challenges – the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – all in the name of raising money for military mental health charity, Veterans at Ease …

Give your future career a lift!
Give your future career a lift!
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The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) is now live …

Want to connect to a career in the electricity industry?
Want to connect to a career in the electricity industry?
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Engineers from two power firms are helping those considering leaving the Armed Forces to explore career paths in the electricity industry …

The tools to succeed
The tools to succeed
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In this Q&A, Geoff Wilson talks about his experience training in Cycle Maintenance and Repair at Cycle Systems Academy, and what he plans to do with the qualification …

Changes to SIA training
Changes to SIA training
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The SIA has created a downloadable flowchart with all the information you need …

New YouTube series spotlights Exercise Rattlesnake
New YouTube series spotlights Exercise Rattlesnake
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Forces News has launched an explosive new YouTube series, Exercise Rattlesnake, which gives a rare in-depth look at one of the world’s biggest, most hardcore military exercises this year, designed to test UK and US troops to their absolute limits …

ELC 101: getting started
ELC 101: getting started
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There are several stages to the ELC process. Full details are set out in Joint Service Publication 822 (JSP 822).

How teamwork really did make the dream work
How teamwork really did make the dream work
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This is the inspirational story of how Richard Harvey, with the support of ELCAS and Study Active, achieved his dream of qualifying as a personal trainer and opening his very own gym, The Hurt Locker Bridport …

The Resettlement Grant
The Resettlement Grant
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Many of you will be leaving the Armed Forces with a Resettlement Grant. The amounts paid have recently been updated for 2021 …

Soldiering On Awards 2021 finalists announced
Soldiering On Awards 2021 finalists announced
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At the beginning of Armed Forces Week, the Prime Minister joined the ranks of Soldiering On Awards supporters as the 2021 category finalists were announced …

Discover the digital infrastructure industry
Discover the digital infrastructure industry
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Digital infrastructure is all about data, how we use it, where we store it and how we connect both together. CNet Training refers to digital infrastructure as the network cabling infrastructure and data centre sectors. Read on to find out more, and for details of how to sign up for CNet’s next Digital Infrastructure Industry Briefing on 7 October …

New Resettlement Grant rates released
New Resettlement Grant rates released
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Many of you will be leaving the Armed Forces with a Resettlement Grant. The Forces Pension Society reports that the amounts paid have recently been updated …

Training Courses See all

Akona Ltd | Close Protection
AKONA RAIL (NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Rail Engineering Technician Competence) / AKONA ELEARNING / AKONA EVENTS / AKONA SECURITY
North West
Keytek® Locksmith Training Academy | Locksmith
Learning a trade like locksmithing has long been a popular option for those leaving the armed forces; however with many companies offering varying standards of training choosing the right provider can be a difficult decision to make.
Nationwide, South West
Inspired2learn | Coaching & Mentoring
Are you ready to manage, lead, coach or mentor others in a new job role in ‘civvy street’?
International, Nationwide, South West
Train4All Construction Academy | Building - Bricklaying
Train4All Construction Academy was opened in 2008 to provide training for those working in or looking to enter into a career within the Construction Industry, with Mechanical Engineering and Welding coming on board with the Southwest WeldingAcademy in 2021.
South West
O’Halloran & O’Brien | Building - Carpentry
O’Halloran & O’Brien Ltd has established itself as a leading groundwork and civil engineering contractor in the South East of England, with offices in Kent and Surrey. With professional staff and highly qualified labour, we are able to work closely with our clients to provide competitive solutions to complex developments; providing engineering solutions and groundworks services.
South East

Latest Jobs See all

ROTALA Diamond NW & Preston (Bus) | AutomotiveEngineering - Mechanical
Looking for suitably qualified and enthusiastic staff who want to be part of our business and help us to drive the standards of bus travel up. Providing a safe clean reliable vehicle to our customers.
ROTALA Diamond Bus NW & Preston
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support | Maritime & Marine
Team Managers play a vital role, managing and leading teams of technical specialists through change to meet production targets, customer requirements and achieve wider organisation aims effectively. This role will directly support the Defence Customer and our national interests.
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist | Maritime & Marine
A unique opportunity for an Geospatial Specialist to further their experience working in a highly dynamic, operationally focussed area in support of some of the UK’s most important and strategic defence operations. Building a high level of direct engagement with Royal Navy end users this role offers a real window into a world that few outside serving armed forces personnel ever get to see.
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist
Geospatial Specialist - Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) | Maritime & Marine
A unique opportunity for a Geospatial Specialist to benefit from working in a highly dynamic, operationally focussed area in support of some of the UK’s most important and strategic defence operations. Building a high level of direct engagement with Royal Navy end users this role offers a real window into a world that few outside serving armed forces personnel ever get to see.
Geospatial Specialist - Submarine Operations and Support (SOS)
Keytek® Locksmith Training Academy | Locksmith
Join the UK’s leading and largest Locksmith community, for a profession which has variety, flexibility and most importantly the luxury to design your own career.
Keytek

University See all

Edinburgh Business School | Accountancy & Book Keeping
Edinburgh Business School is the School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. We have been delivering postgraduate management education to our students for over 25 years.
International, Scotland
Royal Agricultural University | Agriculture & Farming
The Universty is a publicly funded Higher Education University with degree awarding status providing a wide range of courses at all levels Certificate, diploma, Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate both taught, MSc and MBA and Research PhD in a large number of specialist options
South West
Leeds Beckett University | Computing & IT
Leeds Beckett University provides degree and post graduate learning in many subject areas and most courses offer both full-time and part-time routes of study.
North West
Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London | Distance Learning
The Blizard Institute is home to a lively postgraduate community, and its Postgraduate Taught (PGT) programmes are led by experts and informed by the latest research. We offer courses both in-house and through Distance Learning, with The Blizard Institute having the largest proportion of distance learning courses found within Queen Mary University of London. We have a wide range of PGT courses run by several of our Centres within the Blizard, which focus on knowledge, theory, research methodology and practical application.
Greater London
York St John University | Education
Are you ready to embrace new opportunities? To meet our world's challenges and make a real impact on the extraordinary times we live in? Then get ready to immerse yourself in a different type of place.
Yorkshire and Humber