Discounted Rail Travel for Service Leavers

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

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Service Leavers: Network Cable & Data Centre Sectors

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

Service Leavers: Careers in Personal Training

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.

Service Leavers: Fancy An Apprenticeship with Goldman Sachs?

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

Military Leavers: Fancy Working in the Network Cable & Data Centre Sectors?

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, a technical education provider for the digital infrastructure industry. CNet offers packages from a level three Business and Technology Education Council… Read More

Leaving the Services Report (2007)

“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

What is the Number of Service Personnel not Eligible for the Career Transition Partnership (2009-2013)?

The number of Service personnel who left the British Armed Forces between 2009 and 2013 who did not meet the eligibility criteria for enrolling on the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) programme is outlined below. Financial Year UK Service Leavers Not Eligible 2009/2010 18,300 6,960 2010/2011 18,190 5,630 2011/2012 21,500 4,990 2012/2013 23,830 4,330 Notes: Figures… Read More