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Learning for life Making learning work for you
Learning for life Making learning work for you
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Speaking at the World Education Conference in January 2019, the English Education Minister, Damian Hinds MP, [1] said: ‘It’s not only that a good education helps you find skilled, rewarding work. It’s that everyone should have a chance to discover the joy that comes through learning.’ Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma students know from personal experience the joy of learning and the important role it plays in their personal development.
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
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Want to find your ideal job? Need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? Lynn Williams, author of Ultimate Job Search, is on hand some more useful advice to power up your job search …
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
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Veteran and Stoll resident Tina Fairbrass shares her story of how she overcame an extremely difficult time in her life
Things I wish I’d known …
Things I wish I’d known …
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Thinking about starting a business when you leave the Forces? Regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, takes us through the top five things he wishes he’d known before striking out on his own – in the hope they’ll help you decide if starting a business is one of your options too!
Avoid the umbrella trap
Avoid the umbrella trap
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Former Royal Engineer Rob Burgess (pictured) tells us about the pitfalls of umbrella companies for self-employed contractors – and how he can help you avoid them
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
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Want to find your ideal job? Need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? Lynn Williams, author of Ultimate Job Search, is on hand some more useful advice to power up your job search …
New year, new possibilities
New year, new possibilities
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A new year often brings the chance to think about our potential. With that in mind, find out how the Access to Higher Education Diploma opens up study opportunities for those with a Services background …
Reach out, we’ll be there
Reach out, we’ll be there
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How one man benefited from Stoll’s Veterans’ Outreach Service
KELLY RICHARDSON, RAF RESERVIST
KELLY RICHARDSON, RAF RESERVIST
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The Reserve Forces are an integral part of the nation’s Armed Forces. With the government’s plans to increase the size of the Reserves to create a more balanced Armed Forces structure, their contribution will be more important than ever. In the third and final part of our series, read about some of those who’ve already joined up – and how to find out more if you decide to follow suit.
Boat building for beginners
Boat building for beginners
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‘Being a member of the Forces can feel like you’re on the open ocean,’ says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. ‘You’re part of a crew, all working hard together, but eventually you’ll be alone in your own rowing boat.’ What happens next is up to you …

Training See all

Kier | Building - Gas Installation
Kier group is a leading Property, Residential, Construction and Services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where people live, work and play.
Nationwide
The Technical Education Centre for Online Learning (TECOL) | Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
Welcome to TECOL, the on-line Technical Education Centre for Open Learning, where education and your career development go hand in hand. Our tailored focus is on technical knowledge and skills in engineering, and IT. We deliver qualifications from GCSEs, BTEC level 3 certificate, diplomas, to HNCs and HNDs. This means that you will find the exact technical qualification you need now and in the future, with all the benefits of on-line access.
Nationwide

Jobs See all

Cyber Security Manager (IT) | Computing & ITCyber SecurityCyber Skills
To help us complete exciting and innovative projects and day-to-day to activities, we are looking for a Cyber Security Manager to lead our response to cyber threats against all Information Technologies (IT)
Anglian Water Services Limited
Plant and Lift Truck Instructor | ConstructionPlant & Machinery
Are you an operator with experience in plant machinery, looking to pass your knowledge and skills on to other operators?
Keith Cook Training Ltd

Univeristy See all

King’s College London | Cyber Security
The Defence Studies Department is at the heart of security and defence education in the United Kingdom.
South West
Southampton Solent University | Business Studies
Southampton Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education – giving our students the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact. Whoever you are, whatever your goals, we want to help you make your mark.
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