Discounted Training

A & M Consultancy Ltd

Personal coaching and confidence building sessions, career analysis and job finding techniques which can be delivered individually or as workshops. We also work extensively with employers and funded training providers across the UK. Additionally we also offer many commercial workshops on leadership, time management, communication, dealing with conflict and many more. 

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Our founder and CEO of A & M Consultancy Barbara Wilson has worked with personnel from all areas of Tri-forces including serving personal, service leavers and their families for over 20 years now in the UK and overseas, effectively working on many contracts and projects focusing on spouses, partner dependant support.  As an organisation we are committed to supporting the Armed Forces Community through both our own organisation and in partnership with other like minded Armed Forces Community support committed organisations.   

Visit the A & M Consultancy site  to find out more.

 

Active iQ

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness - £20 (£30 with manual).

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health. Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Active iQ is the UKs leading health and fitness awarding organisation. We recognise the hard work and commitment of the British Armed Forces and their families around the world. We are committing to help and support where we can and we hope that providing mental health awareness qualifications in a difficult time will help to do this. We are not a training provider. 

For further information please contact gavin.baxter@activeiq.co.uk 

 

Digital Mums

Digital Mums has a Work That Works academy offering a variety of online courses for mothers to support them in their career. We offer courses to build in-demand digital skills, courses to develop freelance careers or to get back into the workplace after a break, or business-focused courses for entrepreneurs. All our courses are designed around the needs of busy mothers. We are also adding some free short courses over the course of the year so you can learn something new for free. 

 Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Mothers are one of the most disadvantaged groups in today’s labour market, facing multiple and complex psychological, practical and structural barriers. Digital Mums exist to help women overcome these barriers. We are aware that military families face particularly acute challenges due to the mobile life that comes as standard. This is why Digital Mums are so passionate about supporting these women to find rewarding careers and this is why we also offer a 10% discount for military families on all of our courses. Simply enter DISCOUNT003 when you purchase a course.  

Visit the Digital Mums Work That Works Academy to find out more.

 

 

Education and Training Skills

Education and Training Skills (ETS) is an independent training provider and registered charity. We provide Business Executive Support Services, recognised Accredited Courses from Level 1 to Level 5, bespoke non-accredited Professional Development Courses and Apprenticeship provision in Management, Team Leading, Customer Service and Administration. ETS also offer a range of Personal Development Courses to help you be your best self. The Personal Development suite of courses include: Efficiency and Time Management,Confidence Building, Stress Management and Positive Attitudes and Behaviours.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Education and Training Skills is not only committed to employing former Service personnel it is also committed to providing high quality personal and professional education and training opportunities to serving and former members of the Armed Forces and their families at discounted rates and free where funding permits.

Visit the Education and Training Skills site to find out more. 

 

Essential Teaching UK

Online

Essential Teaching UK offer a 20% discount to the whole Armed Forces community, including spouses and veterans. Our Initial Teacher Training programme (DETL5 & QTLS) combines teacher training and a practical teaching placement within schools and academies. The Diploma Qualification is comparable to the Certificate in Education and the Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Once you achieve your QTLS status and membership with the Society for Education and Training through us, you will be eligible to work as a qualified teacher in schools, our courses encompass all of the teaching skills that are required to become an effective teacher or trainer. We also offer Level 3 & 4 qualifications and Coaching & Assessing courses, both online and face-to-face courses in our learning centre based in Portsmouth.

Essential Teaching are currently offering the following courses completely online:

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Essential Teaching UK recognises the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to employers and the education industry. We strive to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, we hold an Armed Forces Covenant Silver Award and are proud to support our Armed Forces Community. We offer advice and support to all members of the Armed Forces Community who wish to "Get into Teaching". 

Visit the Essential Teaching site to find out more.

 

Forces To Film

Forces To Film is owned and run by serving Military personnel, and provides training and employment within the TV & Film Industry for serving and ex military personnel, their partners and dependants. We recruit almost exclusively from the Armed Forces Family, placing a high value on their skills and work ethic that they bring to the business. All courses are offered to Military Spouses with a 20% discount on normal course prices.

Training Packages:

•  The Movie Militia course is designed for those with no military training that wish to work in the TV & Film industry. It is ideal for military spouses to gain the required knowledge and experience to become a highly effective supporting artist and to immediately start work in the industry.

•  The Industry Professional course is our Level 2 course designed for those already working in the TV & Film Industry or for those that have completed our Movie Militia Course.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Forces To Film have signed The Armed Forces Covenant and are proud Bronze Award holders of the Employer Recognition Scheme, and are currently in the application process for the Silver Award. We recruit and employ almost exclusively from the Armed Forces community, including wounded and limbless veterans.  

Our aim is based around our company name which is to introduce 'Forces To Film', with appropriate training and support.

Visit the Forces To Film site to find out more.

 

LC Partnership Ltd

We offer a variety of fully accredited courses from NVQ Level 1 up to Level 7 which may take from 2 weeks to 3 years to complete depending on the learners circumstances.  We also offer the 2 day Mental Health First Aid course to individuals, employers and charitable organisations.  In addition to this, we run our Lightbulb programme alongside all qualifications that we deliver which adds that additional support to the learner. 

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

We are currently an Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award holder who has signed the armed forces covenant and share the same values.  We have senior staff who have an armed forces background that have successfully transitioned into the civilian world and therefore have experience of dealing with service personnel, leavers and the difficulties placed upon their support network.

Visit the LC Partnership site to find out more.

 

Pitman Training - Colchester Branch

Pitman Training provides world-class career development training in Accountancy and Bookkeeping, Office and Secretarial, Marketing, Tech and Web Design. Our range of over 200 courses can be tailored to match your specific career goals and learning objectives. Our fully flexible learning platform offers complete flexibility of centre-based and online learning to work with your schedule.

All our courses have been fully transitioned to run online while retaining full coaching support through video calls and online chat. Our touch-typing programmes have been a Pitman staple for more than a century and continue to offer a quick way to get practical skills that will serve you well in any walk of life. For this exceptional period we're providing our world renowned touch typing courses for just £59 per person. It's a 25 hour programme that can easily be completed in two or three weeks with short regular study bursts. So suits kids studying from home as well as adult learners.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community through preferential tuition fees and free career coaching for serving and former service personnel and their families.

Visit the Pitman Training site to find out more. 

 

Reson-8

 Reson-8 offer two courses:

1) Beginners Introduction to Resin & Resin Art. The course can be taken at our premises, or online or we can visit you. Travel costs are in addition to training fee. This course will teach you how to work with resin, how to mix & add paints and you will create two resin art works of 40cm x 30cm each. Course duration is + 3 hours.

2) Resin Installer workshop. This course is held at our studio in Ellesmere Port, although we would consider travelling if you have premises available. Travel costs are in addition to course fee. This course will teach you how to use resin in the home or working environment. How to create marbling & swirling effects, how to mix resin & how much to mix. How to add paints & pigments. How to protect yourself & your workspace. How to seal wood and what to use to seal it. Above all, how to have fun whilst creating art at the same time.

We are able to provide a discount of 20% per person for all armed forces personnel and their immediate family members for both courses that we offer.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

Reson-8 is committed to the armed forces community by way of the following:

a) By always providing thorough training that will benefit the candidate.
b) By working with the candidate.
c) By being flexible with regards timings & training dates.
d) By supporting candidates with advice & assistance long after the course has been completed.

Visit the Reson-8 website to find out more.

 

The Management Development Network (South)

MDN delivers bespoke qualification programmes in Management & Leadership and Coaching & Mentoring via distance learning for all levels of skills and abilities, from Team Leaders at Level 2 up to Strategic Managers at Level 7. The qualifications are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and help to translate workplace experience into recognisable qualifications that are known and valued by employers. We work on a 1:1 basis, supporting learners in making the most of their previous experience and translating this into current learning.  For the more experienced managers we also offer the prestigious CMI Award of “Chartered Manager” (CMgr).

Supported by our CMI CMgr staff who will provide a comprehensive 1:1 learning experience, MDN’s blended process enables flexibility of learning thus allowing learners to programme their development in line with business and private life, utilising current or previous workplace experience. For those wanting to develop themselves above and beyond we offer Further Development programmes. Recent CMI research shows that 1:5 managers in the workplace have no formal qualifications or training, so the qualifications can help to enhance your professional reputation and boost your career prospects.

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

MDN have over 20 years proven and extensive association with the Armed Forces in supporting Service Personnel to translate their military service skills into CMI qualifications that are recognised and valued in the civilian sector.  CMI is a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant and 100% of our staff are ex-military. We actively support serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families, and are an approved delivery centre in the MOD Enhanced Learning Credits scheme. Having been through resettlement ourselves, we understand the difficulty that military families face when trying to translate their wide-ranging and varied skills and experience into a tangible form that is valued by employers, and strive to help each and every learner make the best use of their knowledge through the achievement of credible qualifications.

Please contact us to discuss the discount available. 

Visit the Management Development Network website to find out more.

 

University of South Wales Commercial Services

Develop yourself and transform your ideas and innovations into real-life application with our Professional Development Courses. The University of South Wales' strength is the range of expertise we can share with you, from Project Management, Leadership and Management, Coaching and Mentoring, to Procurement and Supply Chain Management. 

We deliver our training in a variety of methods, from face to face, experiential opportunities and using digital platforms. Whether you're refreshing your skills or want to try something new, we can work with you to take the next step in your professional development. 

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

We've been an established training provider for the Public Sector for the last ten years, having successfully delivered professional training opportunities to diverse audiences at all stages in their career. We show ongoing commitment to providing equal opportunities for the armed forces community, USW have a long standing commitment to the wider AF community in Wales and engage with: Regular and Reserve forces; those who have been wounded, injured or sick; those who are within the criminal justice system; their families; and spouses.

We offer a 10% discount off Professional Courses to forces families.

Visit the University of South Wales site to find out more.

 

Wessex Business School

Wessex Business School delivers a comprehensive curriculum from Level 3 to Level 7. HE accreditation is with Northumbria University with vocational accreditation via Pearson & ILM. Having a clear set out curriculum with an integrated and structured approach, the student is able to understand the accreditation opportunities available and clearly identify which qualification meets their needs, utilise the benefits of their previous training and recognise the course needed to progress towards their final goal.

Within our Portfolio of qualifications we recommend Northumbria University MBUS Business and Management fully integrated Masters programme from level 6 which can be completed in three years or learners can exit early with a BA(Hons) if that is their goal. – Distant Learning.

Currently we here at Wessex Business School, with all our workshops being cancelled for the foreseeable future, are working remotely delivering our programmes by distance and doing all we can to ensure our programmes continue. 

Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

As a bronze member of the Armed Forces Covenant, we seek to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant. As a Business School, WBS offer heavily discounted programmes of study to serving members of the Armed Forces Community along with Reserves and Veterans. We also offer a discount to the partners of our serving personnel. We support the employment of Service spouses and partners.

Visit the Wessex Business School site to find out more. 

 

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