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RFEA receives generous funding to help thousands of ex-Service personnel
RFEA receives generous funding to help thousands of ex-Service personnel
NEWS
RFEA – the Forces Employment Charity – has received two generous grants from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, totalling almost £400,000. The funding will enable RFEA to continue its hugely successful work to provide employment advice, guidance and mentoring to veterans through its Ex Forces and Bridging the Gap programmes.
Making university affordable for you
Making university affordable for you
ARTICLES
Members of the Armed Forces are just as welcome at university as anyone else, and if you are looking to study at university next year, there are a number of useful military bursaries available …
Three-quarters of families who lost someone serving in the Armed Forces feel disconnected from them
Three-quarters of families who lost someone serving in the Armed Forces feel disconnected from them
NEWS
In its annual member survey, bereaved Armed Forces children’s charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, found that three-quarters of families felt disconnected from the military community following the death of a loved one who was serving
Tour de Troops raises thousands
Tour de Troops raises thousands
NEWS
The gruelling 570-mile cycle ride has raised £8,000-plus for the Felix Fund
Walking With The Wounded: Clay Pigeon Shoot 2019
Walking With The Wounded: Clay Pigeon Shoot 2019
NEWS
Join Walking With The Wounded for its annual clay pigeon shoot on 20 September 2019 at Eriswell Lodge Shooting Ground in Brandon, Suffolk.
Craig Tiley, Signs Express (Stoke-on-Trent)
Craig Tiley, Signs Express (Stoke-on-Trent)
CASE STUDY
Craig served in the British Army for 15 years as a Logistics Specialist Royal Engineer. Read on to discover how he successfully made the transition from Forces to franchisee …
Full range of CNet courses gain ELCAS approval
Full range of CNet courses gain ELCAS approval
NEWS
World-leading technical education provider, CNet Training, has announced ELCAS approval for its full range of programmes spanning the network cable installation and data centre sectors.
A home fit for a hero
A home fit for a hero
ARTICLES
As the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans, Stoll supports the most vulnerable Service leavers by providing them with an affordable home to rent and the support they need to lead independent lives. People come to Stoll at various stages in their lives, from those who have just started their transition to civilian life to others who require assistance much later, such as George Brown, who – with his wife Anne – moved into the Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions in 2014 …
The full package
The full package
ARTICLES
Lieutenant Gary Bickley, Royal Navy, reports on his experience of NEBOSH instruction at Woodward SHE Ltd
Key skills
Key skills
ARTICLES
Do you have a business idea in your head that just won’t go away? Are you imagining a life beyond uniform where you control your own destiny and become your own boss? I remember it well,’ says regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. And, to celebrate 15 years of running his own business, he’s here with 15 tips to support you on your own journey.

Training See all

Train4All Construction Academy | Building - Bricklaying
Train4All is a specialist provider of training for the construction industry. We provide a range of force resettlement programmes including short skills courses in Tiling, Plastering and Plumbing to longer courses in Property Maintenance, Bricklaying and Carpentry.
South West
Tony Swainston Ltd | Coaching & Mentoring
Tony Swainston Ltd is a training organisation dedicated to supporting people to achieve their potential. We offer qualifications in Leadership and Management as well as Coaching and Mentoring that range from ILM level 5 to ILM level 7. Our ELCAS number is 7474.

Jobs See all

Apprentice Bus Driver | Driving & Transport ManagementTransport & Logistics
Operating over 750 buses and employing 2,500 staff across 6 depots in Central, South and West London, Abellio London Bus is at the heart of providing transport on the roads around London.
Abellio London Limited
Serco | Aviation
Aircraft Engineer Fitter
Serco

Univeristy See all

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
University of Bolton | Computing & IT
You can join the 82% of former UK armed force members that find employment with the support of Greater Manchester’s No.1 university.
North West