Pathfinder International magazine is delighted to announce the first set of confirmed exhibitors for the sixth Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo taking place at Windrush Leisure Centre, Witney, near RAF Brize Norton, on Thursday April 21 from 09:30 to 12:30. 

The event is free to attend for anyone from the military community from serving personnel, serving personnel thinking about resettlement, those in resettlement, ex-military and families of all – there will be something for everyone on the day. 

Register for free by visiting Eventbrite and searching “Armed Forces Expo” or CLICK THE LINK HERE! 

BAE Systems 

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 89,600 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

“BAE is delighted to be part of the Armed Forces and Veterans Resettlement Expo once more. It is an event firmly on the resettlement calendar and we look forward to seeing you to discuss our excellent career opportunities and your transition into a new challenge.”

MKC Training 

MKC Training is a wholly owned subsidiary of MidKent College with a fantastic and successful track record of supporting our customers and helping their businesses to grow.

As a part of the Holdfast Training Services (HTS) consortium we continue to successfully deliver a 30 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the Ministry of Defence. Our expertise and specialist capability underpins our work with the Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME) in Kent, UK, where we not only design and manage but also deliver and assess a wide range of high quality artisan, technical and professional training programmes for engineers at all levels.

TVS Supply Chain Solutons 

TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS) are a global supply chain management company that work within several sectors, including Automotive, Beverage, Rail, Utilities and Defence. 

We offer innovative solutions to our customers, providing them with the benefits of reduced operating costs and increased efficiency in their supply chain. TVS SCS is part of Team Equinox, which was appointed to the Programme Delivery Partner (PDP) contract. This contract sees Team Equinox providing Consultancy Services and Resourcing Support to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). 

With respect to Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) the requirements span across Integrated Logistics Support (ILOG), Project Management (PM) and Project Controls (PC).   TVS SCS has some exciting opportunities to offer to veterans to develop a promising civilian career. 

If you are interested in what positions we have available, please contact our: TVS Account Manager, Stu Minshull on stuart.minshull@tvsscs.com or TVS PDP Recruitment Manager, Calum Poulter on calum.poulter@tvsscs.com  to discuss the opportunities available. Visit our website at www.tvsscs.com/careers

Frontier Risks 

Home of the world’s leading practical training course in Security Risk Management Consultancy, the SRMC ™. Frontier Risks Group is an amalgamation of a number of leading companies in their fields, guided by a team of equal experience and expertise in their respective domains; from Security and Crisis Management, Corporate Risk, Intelligence and Analysis, Compliance, Workplace Investigations, Trauma Response and Training Consultancy. Innovation is at the forefront of all Frontier Risks Group services; from realistic casualties in our trauma training to running live, operational tasks during the Security Risk Management Consultants (SRMC™) Course. Whatever your requirement, Frontier Risks Group will offer you a cost-effective solution that minimises risk and supports your business goals and key assets. 

Air Service Training 

AST is the longest established and highly reputable Approved Maintenance Training Organisation within the United Kingdom and offers a range of licence categories as defined by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). 

ELS Business Training 

Explosive Learning Solutions Ltd is an independent Defence and Homeland Security Learning and Development (L&D) consultancy and training provider.

With expertise across the spectrum of training and education from Training Needs Analysis (TNA) to bespoke Courses Design and Development through to expert Training and Education Delivery, ELS is the ideal choice to enhance your professional development needs.

As a Vocational Education Training (VET) provider, ELS provides accredited training and education for a number of national and international accreditation organisations including; City and Guilds, Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), APMG International, PeopleCert APM (Accredited), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Skills for Justice and others, you can be sure that you will receive only the best training and education.

ELS is a registered End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). We offer a range of EPA services and materials to support apprentices, employers, employer-providers and training providers.

DSTL 

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) employs some of the world’s brightest people. We’re always on the lookout for talented, creative, dedicated and innovative individuals to join us. We offer the chance to work on mind-blowing projects in a truly unique environment. It’s an inspiring setting where you can develop wide-ranging skills & experience while learning from some of the brightest minds in the UK. We are currently recruiting for engineer, scientist, technologist, analyst, wargamering, management, procurement and leadership positions : our vacancies are advertised on the Civil Service Jobs website. https://bit.ly/DstlCSJobs

Landmarc 

Landmarc provides the support services that enable our Armed Forces to live, work and train on the UK Defence Training Estate. This includes the management and operation of training areas and ranges, built and rural estate management, accommodation services, information management and administration and project management. Landmarc is the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner, on the UK DTE. Landmarc is the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

Quanta Training 

Thanks to your service, Enhanced Learning Credits are one of the valuable resources available to you upon resettling. We’re in the business of exchanging ELCs for skills. Quanta Training has landed thousands of ex-military personnel in their ideal civvy street career through our range of courses. Technical IT, Agile, Project Management and Service Management – we’re on hand to help you maximise your career prospects. To achieve this, our bubbly team will be over the moon as they get to know you, your resettlement needs, and how to claim the right ELC-funded training with Quanta. We work based on a poorly kept secret – you already gained the skills to be a success, ELCs just “enhance” what makes you desirable. Call Amanda and Teresa: 01905 610600 (option 3)

CTTS Ltd 

CTTS Ltd provide telecommunications training and qualifications to allow engineers to work across the whole telecoms Sector in a wide variety of roles. Whether you wish to work for large organisations like Virgin Media or BT Openreach or for smaller companies around the UK or Worldwide, our qualifications ensure our engineers are future proofed and able to work for any company and anywhere in the world. Our courses are designed to teach anyone and there is no need to have any technical or engineering background. During training we will assist you in CV compilation. Our aim is to help you into employment and then provide you with our unique ‘after care’ package of support, advice and recruitment services for as long you wish to remain part of the ‘CTTS Community’.

Minerva Elite Performance 

Study with Minerva Elite Performance “Learning is for everyone” With degrees and MBA’s fast becoming the standard minimum entry for business careers, time has become a highly prized commodity. Achieve an MBA in just 2 years! This is why our MBA is optimised, without compromise. Students can join us without any previous qualifications, and leave in just two years as a qualified Master of Business Administration. For those in cyber security, we also offer our unique (ISC)² CISSP qualification programme. You will be mentored and guided by distance learning over the 5 weeks course duration. The official (ISC)² Virtual Learning Environment provides easy access to all of the materials you need to ace the programme! MEP’s staff have backgrounds from the military, police, academia, and corporate business to coach and mentor you to success. Whether you have extensive experience of higher education or not, you should find your learning journey enjoyable and stimulating by using your prior knowledge and real-life experiences to facilitate your academic achievements. 

Olive Group 

Olive Group is a global provider of integrated security and risk mitigation solutions that enable commercial clients, governments, non-governmental and international organisations to secure and assure high-value assets. Olive Group was established in 2004 in the Middle East, as a global company and formed part of Constellis Group in 2015. Our goal is to assist our clients in understanding risk and in conducting their operations safely and securely. Olive Group provides Quality Training across the Private Security Industry, including Close Protection, Door Supervisor, Medical Qualifications, Defensive Driving and Living Firing, SIA approved and ELCAS accredited.

MPGS 

The Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS) provides professional soldiers to meet armed / unarmed security requirements at Royal Navy, Army, RAF and other MOD bases within mainland UK. Our primary role is to counter the traditional and non-traditional threat posed to military sites. 

Our duties include: • Controlling access and egress to a site, • Managing control room operations, • Foot and vehicle Patrols to maintain a visual deterrent and perimeter security. • Incident management, such as suspicious packages, bomb threats, protests, etc. • Ensuring all visitors are dealt with efficiently, • Military Working Dog services at some sites. Adhering to a Local Military Service Engagement contract MPGS soldiers have an ability choose from over 100 sites where they serve, providing there is a vacancy. A competitive salary starting at over £21K, non-contributory pension, free health & dental, service accommodation, 38 day annual leave, and many more military entitlements are available.

RFEA 

RFEA The Forces Employment Charity exists to provide life-long, life-changing support, job opportunities, and training to service leavers, veterans, reservists and their families, irrespective of circumstances, rank, length of service, or reason for leaving. Founded in 1885 and operating across the UK, we have the specialist knowledge and understanding to bridge the gap between military life and civilian employment. We work in partnership with other organisations and employers who, like us, respect and value the unique qualities and abilities of all those who have served. 

Hugh James 

We at Hugh James have extensive experience in dealing with the legal requirements of our military clients. We provide bespoke tailored solutions on all aspects of financial planning for current and ex-service personnel, as well as expertise in wills and probate, matrimonial issues and military criminal law advice. Our team has a strong presence in this area beyond our clients, and are hugely committed to supporting and assisting armed forces personnel. We regularly organise conferences for military support groups and charities, which have focused on issues such as dealing with the transition from military to civilian life and also life after serious injury. In March 2020, Hugh James signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) as part of the firms’ ongoing commitment to the Armed Forces and their families. The military department is run by Simon Ellis who has been at Hugh James for over 20 years. Simon works on behalf of current and former military personnel and regularly advises clients who have been unable to get legal help elsewhere. Simon frequently contributes articles for the press relating to military legal issues.

CAPS LOCK 

CAPSLOCK help veterans & re-settlers re-skill to become cyber security professionals via an intensive re-training bootcamp. Re-skill with no up-front costs, entirely online, and in less than 6 months.

The bootcamp is available full-time (16-weeks) or part-time (26 weeks) and you’ll receive 400 hours of live instructor-led training, careers support, professional coaching, industry mentoring, and five professional certifications.  

Keep following Pathfinder’s social media channels for further announcements of exhibitors as they sign up. 

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