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HARRY MACLEOD, ARMY RESERVIST Keeping one step ahead of the competition
HARRY MACLEOD, ARMY RESERVIST Keeping one step ahead of the competition
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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 our new series, read about some of those who’ve already joined up – and how to find out more if you decide to follow suit.
The Access to Higher Education Diploma
The Access to Higher Education Diploma
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Opportunities and challenges for students with a Services background
A helping hand across the years
A helping hand across the years
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As George’s story shows, Stoll is there to help Veterans whatever their age. You never know when you may need help …
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 1: Assess your skills
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 1: Assess your skills
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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 with the advice you need to power up your job search …
Think you’re not qualified for a healthcare career? Think again!
Think you’re not qualified for a healthcare career? Think again!
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There are almost 410 Access to HE courses in health-related subjects and more than 200 specifically designed for progression to a degree in nursing. Each year, around 50% of Access to HE students study Diplomas in health, public services and care. Could you join them?
Life-changing opportunities through lifelong learning
Life-changing opportunities through lifelong learning
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York St John University has been a leading education, training and research institution for 177 years. Equality, ambition and social justice are at the heart of the University’s ethos and this is reflected in its reputation for academic excellence, graduate employability and strong sense of community.
Rocket science
Rocket science
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‘If you love space (and I do),’ says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, ‘you have to admire Elon Musk. Despite being told it would never work, so many times, he has done what any boy dreams of: making rockets and playing with them like toys.’ Could you apply the same enthusiasm and belief to the ‘reusable rocket’ of your potential new business?
MEET THE RESERVES Vickie Bracken, Army Reservist ‘Those who can, teach and train to be the best!’
MEET THE RESERVES Vickie Bracken, Army Reservist ‘Those who can, teach and train to be the best!’
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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 our new series, read about some of those who’ve already joined up and how to find out more if you decide to follow suit.
Encouraging independence
Encouraging independence
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Sarah is due to leave the Army this September. After nearly 18 years serving, she shares how she found the prospect of leaving the Armed Forces with her four-year-old son overwhelming, and why the discovery of a Stoll property was a lifeline.
Useful contacts
Useful contacts
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Need to know more? Here’s who can help …

Training See all

Astutis - Health - Safety - Environment | Health & Safety
Need a recognised NEBOSH qualification? With more employers demanding a professional qualification in health and safety, the number of people taking a NEBOSH course is growing to over 35,000 year on year. At Astutis, we offer a wide range of NEBOSH qualifications to suit people at every stage of their career.
International
HL Training Services - UK’s Premier Forklift Training Centre | Forklift Instructor / Operator
HL Training Services deliver in centre and on-site training for mobile plant, forklift and HSE courses such as First Aid and Manual Handling. All ELC approved training is accredited by RTITB, the Road Transport Industry Training Board whose certificates are recognised nationwide. H L Training Services are based in the South West and are accredited RTITB to deliver forklift instructor and forklift operator training. We pride ourselves in the service and high standard of training delivered to all our clients and ensure we deliver the best training possible. We have centre visits from accrediting bodies, which ensures the centre maintains it’s professional stature and delivers training to the highest standards.
South West, West Midlands

Jobs See all

Fleet Technicians | Rail Industry
London Trams (LT) is a busy and vibrant business unit within London Rail responsible for the safe, efficient operation and maintenance of London Tram vehicles.
Transport for London
Care Assistant – Carter House | Health Care and Nursing
We are looking for motivated, committed and enthusiastic individuals to join us in these important roles, whether you have experience in care or not.
Central & Cecil Housing Trust

Univeristy See all

University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Business Studies
UWTSD offers a wide range of degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We pride ourselves on our excellent links with industry with many courses delivering dual awards.
Wales
University Of Chichester | Counselling and Psychotherapy
The University of Chichester has proudly provided education in the city of Chichester since 1839, and in Bognor Regis since the 1940s.
South East