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

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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

British Army Named Top Apprenticeship Employer

The British Army has been named the UK’s premier employer in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers awards. The scheme assesses organisations from the public and private sector and the Service was recognised for helping more than 8,000 apprentices gain new skills in 2019/20. More than 90% of new soldiers take up the offer of an… Read More

12 Tips on How to Prepare for Your Next Army Career Course

Introduction Soldier education was given an overhaul earlier this year – with the Army Leadership Development Programme (ALDP) launched as a replacement for the old Command, Leadership and Management (CLM) system. The scheme is split into two modules which personnel will undertake as they move up the ranks. Military Training (MT); and Military Education (ME).… Read More

A Leader in Every Sense…

“An Army leader, more than a leader anywhere else, must be a leader in every sense. And for such a leader to help his men in everything but in their thinking is for him to avoid one of this chief responsibilities and to neglect one of the chief methods in which he can serve his… Read More

National Needs…

“In preparing for a lifetime of service, our professionally trained military graduates must train not only for leadership in battle, but also to provide leadership for the Nation in adapting the resources of science and education to our national needs.” General Bradley (1893 to 1981) Omar Nelson Bradley was a US Army officer who commanded… Read More

Good NCO’s…

“Good NCOs are not just born – they are groomed and grown through a lot of hard work and strong leadership by senior NCOs.” William A. Connelly (1931 to 2019) William A. Connelly was a retired United States Army soldier (1953 to 1983) who served as the sixth Sergeant Major of the Army. He was… Read More