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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 …
It’s never too late!
It’s never too late!
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The Princess Royal, Patron of the Institute of Learning and Work, recently said that adult education is good for people’s health, self-esteem and employability. A report by the funding body for higher education in England says graduates are more likely to feel satisfied with their life, be happier and feel more worthwhile than non-graduates. Good reasons to think about going back to education. Find out how an Access to HE qualification could help …
Feeling lucky?
Feeling lucky?
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‘This is for you, if you are thinking about starting a business,’ says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, ‘Especially if you’re thinking about using your gratuity to fund it. Or maybe you don’t have a gratuity and you’re going to borrow the money, like I did. Either way, this article is about getting your best odds at the gambling table.’

Training See all

RT Training Solutions | Rail Industry
Based in Ipswich (Suffolk), our training services have been fundamentally recognised as being pro-active, effective and, above all, technically competent. This program gives the candidate the required competencies to become a railway Signalling Installer. The training is an intensive 6 week course, filled with all the safety critical, signalling, technical and electrical knowledge needed to pursue a career within the rail industry. We are also a direct employer of rail installation and maintenance staff. All delegates who attend this training program will be given an employment interview (we can not guarantee employment).
East of England
TipTop Ski Coaching | BASI level 1 ski instructor exams
TipTop Ski Coaching is not only a ski school but also an instructor training organisation. We offer both private lessons and BASI instructor training and exams.
International

Jobs See all

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
The Development Initiative Ltd (TDI) | Logistics & Distribution Management and LeadershipProject Management
TDI prides itself on finding the best person for the job and building sustainable relationships with staff. Each applicant receives consideration without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race or religion.
The Development Initiative Ltd (TDI)

Univeristy See all

Edinburgh Napier University | Distance Learning
Edinburgh Napier University can equip both Undergraduate and Post Graduate students for success in an increasingly competitive job market.
International
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