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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 …
Ricky Burt
Ricky Burt
CASE STUDY
‘I joined Lockforce because I wanted to be my own boss. I’m doing a job I love, but have a network of colleagues who are there to help.
Beverley Thorogood
Beverley Thorogood
CASE STUDY
I realised that the skills and knowledge I’d gained throughout my adult life were much greater than I’d given myself credit for
Ron Fellowes
Ron Fellowes
CASE STUDY
Having left the Marines in 2012, I followed the crowd onto the ‘circuit’ for about three years – however, having spent too much time away from my family, I decided to put my ELC to good use.
Terverr Beynon
Terverr Beynon
CASE STUDY
After choosing to leave the Army after 20 years’ service I knew that I required some commercial business education, exposure and some valid qualifications to underpin the management skills learned in the Army.
Gary Burden
Gary Burden
CASE STUDY
The training I received from Oak Tree set the foundations for a successful second career: using the qualifications I gained, I have achieved professional recognition for my qualifications and experiences gained in Service and since leaving.
Jamie Fanneran - Open IT
Jamie Fanneran - Open IT
CASE STUDY
Jamie Fanneran, 31, served in the Royal Signals, specialising as a Communications Systems Operator, before leaving the Services in January 2016 ‘to settle my family in a fixed location, to give my children stability and schooling.'
Scott Berry
Scott Berry
CASE STUDY
I had often thought of working within the rail sector, but had no idea what to do or how to get started.

Training See all

Deta 2000 (Trading as HAL Training Services Ltd) | Building - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
HAL Training Services have been providing high quality training since 1993, we run quite a number of courses for the Electrical, Welding and Utilities trades - The 15 Day Refrigeration and Air Conditioning course is a big favourite with personnel from the forces at resettlement time.
Yorkshire and Humber
Technique Learning Solutions | Building - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Top quality training in Electrical, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and PLC training? Must be Technique!
Nationwide

Jobs See all

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

University of Worcester | Coaching & Mentoring
The University of Worcester has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.
West Midlands
Leeds Beckett University | Computing & IT
Leeds Beckett University provides degree and post graduate learning in many subject areas and most courses offer both full-time and part-time routes of study.
North West