Earning a Degree in the Military: What You Need to Know First

Introduction With the influx of online education, active-duty soldiers can now earn their bachelor’s and graduate degrees without interrupting their service. Obtaining a degree is not only for advancing your career in the armed forces, it can also help you prepare for civilian life. One of the biggest struggles military personnel will face is deciding… Read More

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A Brief Overview of Military Education Benefits

‘Regular’ school is not for everyone. Some students just can not flourish when they are required to work like an essay writer, having to work in an almost purely academic manner. With this in mind, in the leagues of alternative education systems, military education definitely has its attractions for those seeking a different way of… Read More

RSMs’ Course Delivered Digitally for First Time

A cohort of the Army’s most senior soldiers gathered online to take part in an overhauled incarnation of the regimental sergeant majors’ course. The five-day package – which prepares the warrant officers for life and responsibilities at the top of their leadership chain – was delivered digitally for the first time. While there had been… Read More

What is the Relationship between King’s College London & the MOD?

Question I would like to understand the relationship between the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and King’s College London (KCL). Answer The MOD does not have a direct contractual relationship with KCL in relation to the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom (DAUK) at Shrivenham. KCL does provide academic services to the DAUK through the Joint… Read More

What is the First Aid – CBRNDC 23?

Introduction The First Aid – CBRNDC 23 is an international defence training (IDT) course delivered by the Royal Navy. What is the Aim of the Course? To train naval personnel in administering first aid to certificate standards laid down by Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981 and STANAG 2122 First Aid subjects. Duration Five… Read More

British Army & RN Make Top Three for Apprentices

The Royal Navy is in the top three of UK employers of apprentices. A nationwide assessment of firms, organisations, government departments, regional authorities and the military ranked the Senior Service third. The British Army topped the list drawn up by the government-run National Apprenticeship Service, with the RAF placed tenth. There are around 4,000 men… Read More

New Look Warrant Officer Education Course

The new-look career syllabus for warrant officers has been published, with pilot courses starting this month. Unlike the Army leadership and development programme (ALDP) for corporals and sergeants, the two component modules – military training and military education – have been integrated into a single three week package combining e-learning and classroom-based lessons. Regulars will… Read More