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Success Stories

The case studies below highlight just a few of the successful outcomes Service leavers have achieved. For more, read the success stories in our News section.

 

Rob A

Ex-Army- WO2

Rob A

“Your ability to learn as you go - conducting crisis management fast and with confidence - is a skill only ex-military personnel have at the level we can do it. Have confidence!”

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Ex-Royal Navy- Chief Petty Officer

Mark G

“Research your chosen line of work thoroughly and take advantage of all the CTP have to offer, because what they offer is of great value & use. Finally get out here & enjoy it.”

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Mark J

Ex-RAF- Chief Technician

Mark J

"Despite what you think, a lot of your basic military training skills can be transferred to any teaching role, even if you were not in a training/teaching role within the military."

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Mark N

Ex-Royal Navy- Leading Chef

Mark N

“Use the CTP to the maximum as they are veryhelpful; they helped me massively and made the transition so very easy!”

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Martyn R

Ex-Royal Navy - Lieutenant Commander Observer

Martyn R

“Use your Graduated Resettlement Time wisely to attend as many courses as possible and/or civilian workplace attachments.”

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Nick N

Ex-Army- Captain

Nick N

“Do not look at your resettlement as something that is restricted to your last two years. Regard it as part of your CPD and take every opportunity to undergo training or development throughout your career.”

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Kevin K

Ex-Army- Staff Sergeant

Kevin K

“All skills learnt such as discipline, selfless commitment, leadership, cultural awareness and trade skills have been extremely useful in my transition to civilian life.”

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Kevin L

Ex-Royal Navy- Aircraft Engineering Technician

Kevin L

"My advice to other Service leavers would be to research as much as possible, take all the courses necessary and make the most of your resettlement time to give you every chance of success in your civilian life.”

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Lianne B

Ex-Army- WO1

Lianne B

"The knowledge and skills that we gain in the military are second to none, just have the confidence to portray this to prospective employers."

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Mark A

Ex-RAF- Squadron Leader

Mark A

“Be honest about what you want from your new job and target jobs with those attributes; the interview will be easier if you actually enjoy what you are talking about.”

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