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Taking stock, broadening horizons
Taking stock, broadening horizons
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The Access to Higher Education (Access to HE) Diploma – regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) – is a widely recognised qualification that provides a second chance for adults who left school without the qualifications needed to enter higher education. If that’s you, read on …
Support for a brighter tomorrow
Support for a brighter tomorrow
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Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans, helping the most vulnerable Service leavers by providing them with an affordable home to rent and the support they need to lead independent lives. Here’s how Stoll helped one individual turn her life around …
Leading questions
Leading questions
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Is military leadership any different from that in other fields of human endeavour? Does it require a similar leadership philosophy, choice of leadership style and the same leadership values found in civilian business? Regular Quest contributor Steve Higgs is here with some answers
Wired to succeed
Wired to succeed
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Confused by the huge array of electrical-related qualifications offered by training providers? Find the direct current route to Qualified Electrician status with Electrical Courses Ltd
£250 prize winner! Social security
£250 prize winner! Social security
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To be sure of securing the future career in social work he wanted, former Chief Petty Officer Ian Hall was careful to complement his Forces training and experience with an impressive set of relevant qualifications – and intends to use his ELC towards more. Now successfully ensconced as a Macmillan social worker, Ian can add to his list of achievements that he is this quarter’s Quest £250 prize winner!
From stadium to boardroom: scrumming for success
From stadium to boardroom: scrumming for success
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A new book, Leader on the Pitch, shows you how to become the captain of your business through the wisdom of rugby resilience …
Looking for  a new start?
Looking for a new start?
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Follow your dream with an Access to HE Diploma
Whatever next?
Whatever next?
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If you’re sitting in a crew room, browsing for a new career, you’re not alone, says director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, Steve Bulleyment, who has some sound advice from the resettlement frontline on how to size up your future direction
transition support
transition support
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‘I feel strongly that if you can discuss your situation with someone who understands, sometimes it eases your pain because it means you’re not the only one facing that situation’
Get your house in order!
Get your house in order!
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When it comes to buying a house, whether or not you’re a first timer it’s never too early to start planning where you’re going to live on leaving – and, more to the point, how you’re going to pay for it! Luckily there’s a lot of help available – financial and otherwise – to aid your preparations

Training See all

Sawpod Ltd | Environmental & Land Based Industries
Inspired2Be Limited | Leisure, therapy and well-being
We are leaders in motivational training and our vision is to promote personal and corporate growth and effectiveness by recognizing and releasing potential.
International

Jobs See all

Talented Engineers, Scientists and Technologists - Dstl | MoD Agencies
Dstl maximises the impact of Science and Technology for UK Defence, Prosperity and Security across government. We're extremely proud of our work, which saves lives in the UK, overseas and on the frontline. We're an Executive Agency of the MoD, accountable to Government. Working in partnership with other government departments, international colleagues and industry, you will make a valuable contribution to our projects.
Dstl
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) Counter Improvised Exp | Civil EngineeringEnvironmental & Land Based Industries Explosives IED DisposalSecurity
TDI provides commercial and humanitarian landmine clearance, unexploded ordnance disposal, training and remote logistics solutions in inaccessible and often hostile locations, primarily across Africa and the Middle East. Established in 2005, TDI provides a range of professional services to multinational companies, governmental and non-governmental organisations. To date, TDI has successfully undertaken over 65 projects in Angola, DRC, Mali, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Togo, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan, Côte d’Ivoire and most recently, the Central African Republic.
TDI

Univeristy See all

University Of Chichester | Computing & IT
There is something special about studying at the University of Chichester. It's unlike any other university you are likely to visit. We don't do gimmicks but we do provide our students with a life-enhancing experience. Our vision is that, by 2020, the University of Chichester will be internationally recognised as a beacon of good practice for high quality, student-centred higher education within a supportive community of learning.
International, South East
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