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Making the transition
Making the transition
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Even if you have a job to go to on leaving the Armed Forces, you are still strongly advised to attend the CTP Career Transition Workshop (CTW), along with any other that you will find of benefit, such as CV Writing or Interview Techniques.
CTP
CTP
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The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is a partnering agreement between the MoD and Right Management to provide 3rd Line tri-service resettlement support. This consists of career transition services, training and job finding support for leavers of the Armed Forces. RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity – is an integral part of the CTP and leads on the provision of job opportunities and employment support.
Jobcentre Plus
Jobcentre Plus
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Jobcentre Plus has one of Britainís largest databases of job vacancies, which is updated constantly
Individual Resettlement Training Cost (IRTC)
Individual Resettlement Training Cost (IRTC)
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The IRTC grant exists to help towards the cost of resettlement training through the CTP or external training providers.
Standard Learning Credits
Standard Learning Credits
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The SLC scheme allows personnel to obtain financial assistance for learning costs
Home truths
Home truths
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Regular Quest contributor Ralph Straw reports once more from the resettlement frontline. This month he muses on the difficulties of fitting back in to civilian home life following a long stint in the Forces. It’s important to remember, he says, that resettlement is not all about you – your nearest and dearest will also be facing significant upheaval and change as a result of your decision to leave. You could be in for a bumpy ride, but Ralph has some tips to help you (and your partner/family) hang in there!
Boost your prospects while serving
Boost your prospects while serving
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How your ELC can benefit both you and your Service
Aim higher!
Aim higher!
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Higher education at a college or university is about more than just degree courses – it offers a range of options, including Higher National Certificates and Diplomas (HNCs and HNDs), and foundation degrees, all of which generally have a more vocational slant. So, if you’re ready to step up to the next level, HE could be the option for you.
ELC dos and don’ts
ELC dos and don’ts
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A simple guide to the common mistakes and how to avoid them.
ELC: Avoiding queries or rejection
ELC: Avoiding queries or rejection
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Almost 20% of claims fail to comply with the correct procedures, here's how to help things to run smoothly.

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Fit Training International | Distance Learning
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Vulcan Fire Training | Health & Safety
With over 50 years in the fire services industry, Managing Director Graham Holloway established Vulcan Fire Training in 1992 to successfully deliver all levels of fire training to various blue-chip organisations throughout the UK and overseas.
East Midlands, Greater London, North West, Scotland

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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
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