Introduction A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from their obligation to serve. Each country’s military has different types of discharge. They are generally based on whether the persons completed their training and then fully and satisfactorily completed their term of service. Other types of discharge are based… Read More
Troops helping colleagues make the transition to civvy street must now book onto Army resettlement information staff courses. The mandatory training prepares those taking on the first-line responsibilities of helping leavers, and they must complete the package within six weeks of assuming the job. Refer to ABN 065/2021 for further details. Reference Soldier. (2021) Resettlement… Read More
Service leavers are now on track for cash savings when they travel – thanks to a new initiative giving them money off train journeys throughout the UK. The long-anticipated Veterans’ Railcard offers former troops a third off most fares for a special introductory rate of £21. Companions benefit from the same discount as the holder,… Read More
Service leavers interested in working in the network cable and data centre sectors can now use enhanced learning credits to access more courses. The funding can be spent on programmes delivered by CNet Training, which offers packages from a level-three BTEC in certified network cable installation up to a level-seven masters degree in data centre… Read More
Interested in a career as a personal trainer? Ultimate Performance is expanding and on the lookout for more ex-Service personnel to join its ranks. Visit http://www.upfitness.com/en/careers for more information on the opportunities available.
A four-year engineering degree apprenticeship schemeat Goldman Sachs is open to Army leavers. There are no fees as participants work part-time at the global investment bank while also studying at Queen Mary University of London. There is then the opportunity to transition into a full-time role at the end of the programme. Applications for the… Read More
“The Ministry of Defence (the Department) needs to recruit around 20,000 men and women each year to the Armed Forces. The Department draws its workforce from a broad section of society including from areas of high unemployment and people with few qualifications. Recruits are required to adapt to military life and ethos and, where it… Read More