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Adrian Thompson
Adrian Thompson
CASE STUDY
… with Army dog handler turned electrician, Adrian Thompson
Phil Coleman
Phil Coleman
CASE STUDY
After leaving the Army in 2009 I found myself working as an air conditioning engineer for a couple of years before going on to the close protection scene in Iraq.
The security solution
The security solution
CASE STUDY
Wesley starts out by saying that he acquired a number of transferable skills during his time in the Army that he believes are of value to civilian companies. He explains: ‘It might not feel like it at the time, but you really are taught a lot of independent skills in the Army. When you leave, you might find yourself wondering if a lot of the industries you’re interested in getting involved with are out of your skill-set or you don’t have what’s required, but just try stuff out. You’ll start to adapt and learn very quickly, and you’ll find you’re actually a lot more capable than you think. You really find yourself utilising the skills you learned over your career. That can-do mental attitude, the ability to work alone, that ability to always find a solution to a problem – if you don’t know something, making sure you find out.’
From Intelligence Corps  to intelligence analyst
From Intelligence Corps to intelligence analyst
CASE STUDY
Pete Durbin always wanted to join the Army and enlisted in the Intelligence Corps when he was 19. He left in 2016 as a Sergeant after 11 years’ exemplary military service. Pete is now working as an intelligence analyst at a leading UK insurer and credits completing SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute’s i2 analyst training as a reason for gaining such a highly sought-after role.
Christian Woodfield
Christian Woodfield
CASE STUDY
Christian Woodfield from inspired2be.
Richard Kear
Richard Kear
CASE STUDY
with RAF Aircraft Engineer, Richard Kear
Craig Parker
Craig Parker
CASE STUDY
‘While on work placement during my resettlement and termination leave, I was advised to undertake a fire risk assessment course by my employer, and Vulcan Fire Training was the company recommended by them.
Building better bailiffs
Building better bailiffs
CASE STUDY
How one training company changed the future of the enforcement industry
Neil Duddy
Neil Duddy
CASE STUDY
Having served in the Royal Engineers for five years, specialising as an Engineering Surveyor, LCpl Neil Duddy, left the Army in 2008 with a host of qualifications under his belt, including: HNC in Engineering Surveying, SVQ level 2 in Construction and Civil Engineering Services, and NVQ level 2 Security, Safety and Loss Prevention
Ray West
Ray West
CASE STUDY
Ray West, owner and director of RW Safety Solutions, originally attended the Vulcan Fire Manager course in 2001 before ELCs existed.

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
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