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Survival instinct
Survival instinct
COVER STORY
Since leaving the Forces – and especially in his current role as Medical Director for Survitec Group, a global safety and survival solutions provider – former Royal Marine Kevin Wheeler has found the skills and aptitudes he picked up while in uniform have equipped him well to negotiate life on civvy street
The Wright move! One man’s successful  cross-border  resettlement
The Wright move! One man’s successful cross-border resettlement
COVER STORY
Being based in Germany – and wanting to stay there – former WO2 Ian Wright found making the transition from military to civilian life a tougher than usual proposition, but his meticulous planning of his resettlement paid off and has seen him carve out a successful new life in his adopted country. His story has some useful pointers for others who might find themselves in a similar position …
A walk  on the  Wild side
A walk on the Wild side
COVER STORY
Former frontline medic, Francesca Burrows, served in the Army for 12 years and was awarded the DZ Award for Bravery* during her tour of Afghanistan. She left the Services in 2016 and has found a way of transferring her unique experiences to a new role delivering first aid and leadership training programmes with Call of the Wild, one of the UK’s most innovative training companies …
The perfect match
The perfect match
COVER STORY
Take one man’s flair and passion for rugby, add it to his skills in kit design and marketing, and what have you got? A pitch-perfect combination that has seen former Royal Signals SNCO Bob Lovell launch his own bespoke sportswear range – and it’s going from strength to strength
Future perfect!
Future perfect!
COVER STORY
WO Dean Wood served in the RAF for more than 38 years, spending most of his time on the front line. Now a management consultant, with a side-line as partner in a mobile bar business, he is keen to share his resettlement experience with Quest readers – the motivation behind his decisions, the projects he’s become involved in outside the military, his continuing aspirations … and, above all, the importance of meticulous step-by-step planning in achieving precisely the desired outcome
A successful new career – engineered!
A successful new career – engineered!
COVER STORY
Wanting to take his electrical engineering career in a different direction, former RAF Chief Tech Michael Harney hung up his uniform for the final time last September and is now working as a reliability maintenance engineering technician for the largest internet consumer company in world. He tells us how he planned his route and has plenty of sound advice for Quest readers too!
Fit for purpose!
Fit for purpose!
COVER STORY
With a host of transferable skills from his Forces training, a burning desire to break out on his own and the support of some very valuable mentors, ex-RAF Aerosystems Engineering Officer David Smith found himself well equipped to step out into civvy street as the owner of his own gym, CrossFit Spitfire
Drive to succeed!
Drive to succeed!
COVER STORY
Former Naval Seaman Neil Rankin may have swapped one uniform for another, but he’s still working hard to serve his fellow countrymen.

Resettlement Training Courses See all

NuYew | Computing & IT
The Nuyew Tech Academy has been launched to inspire the next generation of Tech talent and provide 1st Class Education and Employment Support to anyone looking to enter the Tech Industry.
International, Nationwide
Pegasus Training | Personal trainer
Based in Glasgow (Scotland), Pegasus Training offers a wide variety of fitness-based training courses to equip you with the skills needed to be successful within the dynamic and exciting health & fitness industry.
Scotland
Train4All Construction & Engineering Academy | Building Trades
Train4All Construction & Engineering Academy – Start building your next future Being a specialist provider of training for the Construction and Engineering industry with over 200 current enrolments, Train4All are now one of the leading providers delivering training to learners and employers across the Southwest and beyond. Train4All have a large Academy in Somerton, Somerset and in collaboration with Vistry Partnerships, have 3 live on-site Construction Skills Academies located in Alphington in Exeter, North Prospect in Plymouth and Redruth in Cornwall.
South West
G4S Canine Security Services | Close Protection
G4S is the world’s largest security supplier. The canine division is based just outside London and supports professional deployments across the UK and beyond with specialist training and dog/handler teams.

Latest Jobs See all

Keytek® Locksmith Training Academy | FranchisingLocksmith
Join the UK’s leading and largest Locksmith community, for a profession which has variety, flexibility and most importantly the luxury to design your own career.
Keytek
Joint Force Development JFD | Facilities Management Project ManagementLogistics & Distribution Management and LeadershipSecurity
There are a broad range of exciting opportunities, within Joint Force Development (JFD)
Joint Force Development Reserve
The Development Initiative Ltd | Logistics & Distribution Management and Leadership
TDI was established in 2005 and provides a range of explosive threat mitigation and mine-action related services to multinational companies, and governmental and non-governmental organisations.
The Development Initiative Ltd

University See all

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