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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.
James Pope
James Pope
CASE STUDY
Having enlisted in 1985, former Royal Navy WO1 James Pope, 48, left the Armed Forces in October 2016 because of ‘life aspirations’. He says that, ‘After 32 years and several high-profile jobs the challenges had started to dry up somewhat.
Richard Saunders
Richard Saunders
CASE STUDY
Following 22 years in the RAF, ex-Acting Wing Commander, Richard Saunders left in October 2015 to pursue a civilian career and gain a more stable work–life balance.
Bob Skivington
Bob Skivington
CASE STUDY
‘Leaving the Army and starting a new job or business is a difficult task. Gaining the correct up-to-date qualifications for your new job or business venture is just sensible thinking.
James Scott-Barrett
James Scott-Barrett
CASE STUDY
James Scott-Barrett trained at Sandhurst and served in the Scots Guards for six years, three of which he spent as a platoon commander in Afghanistan. Now, he’s halfway through an MBA at London Business School (LBS). So what made him step out of uniform and into student life?
Stephen Beck
Stephen Beck
CASE STUDY
On completion of my foundation degree I was able to gain entry at the University of Plymouth, where the qualifications I had gained at college allowed me to join the final year of an accounting and finance degree.
John Bathgate
John Bathgate
CASE STUDY
‘Throughout my eight-month journey from application to the CRB to passing my Part 3 test, I received excellent support and guidance from all concerned.
Former RAF Wing Commander sets up Drone Pilot Academy
Former RAF Wing Commander sets up Drone Pilot Academy
CASE STUDY
Having served in the RAF for 17 years, former Wing Commander Jim Ixer hung up his flying gloves and entered the rapidly expanding commercial drone industry.
Paul Bailey
Paul Bailey
CASE STUDY
I believe that the experience and qualifications, together with Oak Tree’s CV and interview techniques coaching, enabled me to secure my current role.
Learn a trade: plastering, tiling, plumbing, carpentry, kitchen fitting, bricklaying …
Learn a trade: plastering, tiling, plumbing, carpentry, kitchen fitting, bricklaying …
CASE STUDY
Working for yourself as a self-employed tradesperson after completing an intensive training course may seem impossible but, as the following case study shows, with the right training and support you can do it …

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The Surveillance Group Ltd | Photography
The Surveillance Group provides an unrivaled level of expertise in the world of specialist surveillance. Our teams of investigators are among the most highly qualified in the industry, and deliver the information demanded by our corporate clients with the utmost reliability.
West Midlands
Biomechanics Education Ltd | Leisure, therapy and well-being
Become A Level 4 Low Back Pain Specialist Biomechanics Coach
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Assessment Manager – Engineering Inspection Bodies | Engineering - Electrical / ElectronicManagement and Leadership
We are expanding our team of UKAS Assessment Managers to enhance our services to our growing customer base in the Engineering Inspection sector.
United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
Talented Engineers, Scientists and Technologists - Dstl | MoD Agencies
Dstl maximises the impact of Science and Technology for UK Defence, Prosperity and Security across government. We're extremely proud of our work, which saves lives in the UK, overseas and on the frontline. We're an Executive Agency of the MoD, accountable to Government. Working in partnership with other government departments, international colleagues and industry, you will make a valuable contribution to our projects.
Dstl

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Bucks New University | Distance Learning
At Bucks New University, we offer a range of specialist postgraduate and professional programmes, many of which can be studied flexibly to help fit your qualification around your professional and personal commitments.
International
Edinburgh Business School | Accountancy & Book Keeping
Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. We have been delivering postgraduate management education to our students for over 25 years.
International, Scotland