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Trades salaries in the spotlight
Trades salaries in the spotlight
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Electricians’ salaries remain the highest in the building trades. Training provider Trade Skills 4U has some advice on how you too can join their well-paid ranks
Words of wisdom
Words of wisdom
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An eclectic mix of war, love, fun and sadness, The Words of the Wise Old Paratrooper, by Robin Horsfall, is a collection of humorous short stories with a military flavour, accompanied by poetry and philosophical thoughts – some deep, others satirical …
It’s all about that base
It’s all about that base
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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. Former Para Steve Plume tells us how they gave him a firm foundation on which to build his life …
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
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

Training See all

Securewest International | Close Protection
Securewest International is a leading training provider, offering complete training solutions since 1987
South West
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

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
NHS - Step Into Health | Health Care and Nursing Medical / First Aid Paramedic Practice
The National Health Service (NHS) is one of the biggest employers in Europe and employs more than one million people in a surprising variety of jobs and apprenticeships.
NHS

Univeristy See all

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
University of Hull | Health & Safety
Founded in 1927, the University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research.
Yorkshire and Humber