Nominations are now being invited for the 2017 RA PD Awards
If you have completed study between 01 August 2016 and 31 July 2017 then you are eligible to enter!
See the PD Awards tab for details.
What is the matrix standard? The matrix standard is the quality benchmark that organisations are awarded if they are providing the highest quality information, advice and guidance services! Yeah, go us!
The summer edition of pd news is out now! This edition looks at higher level qualifications and how they can help you gain the job you really want! There is also all the photos from the RA Awards dinner and a photography competition to win a iPad mini 16GB in silver. Click on the newsletter tab to download your copy today!
RACPD is looking for an IQA to join one of their largest Apprenticeship programmes; Telecommunications.
See our job opportunities page for application details.
RACPD has two new tutor roles that they would like to fill, based in Larkhill with occasional travel around the UK.
See the job opportunities page for details.
A team from RACPD are walking 100km in 24 hours starting today at 1100 hrs! The walk will take the route of the north of Salisbury Plain culminating in Tidworth. The team are raising funds for the military charity SSAFA, which looks after forces personnel and their families.
If you would like to donate to this wonderful cause then please visit our Justgiving page.
Good luck team!
RACPD is thrilled to offer this qualification to anyone wanting to work with children or young people, or who want to work in a school.
Coming to Thorney Island and Larkhill during the Autumn term at an introductory price of £180, available to Serving personnel, veterans or dependants
Contact Samantha on 01980 845942 for details.
What an evening it was! So proud to be part of this amazing evening witnessing our winners collect their prizes in front of an audience of 70 individuals. Major General Neil Marshall OBE presented the awards and was so proud of just how far the Gunners have come in making personal development a priority in their already busy schedules.
More reports, photos and videos to follow. However here is a taster from last night as seen through the eyes of BFBS Salisbury Plain.
Would you like to become a teacher?
Have you completed the Level 3 Education and Training qualification (formerly PTLLS) and would like to complete either the Level 4 or 5 to enable you to gain the full teaching qualification? Then RACPD has spaces remaining on its next course which starts on the 23 May in Larkhill, open to serving personnel, veterans and dependants.
The Level 5 is mostly online, and you can study in your own time. You will be required to attend a tutorial approximately once per month and you must have access to a number of teaching hours. The start date is 23 May and end date (i.e. last tutorial) will be in Feb 2018. The Level 4 is slightly shorter and you would be looking at 6 - 9 months for completion.
RACPD is thrilled to have a stand at the Tidworth Life Skills Fair on 24 May, this fair is aimed at the whole military community including dependants and veterans and will house exhibitors covering training, education, welfare and health. We hope to see you there!
Please note that the Driver CPC course for May has been moved to the following week 22- 26 May. Please call Maria for further info on 01980 845097. #drivercpc
RACPD is looking for Sessional Functional Skills teachers to deliver maths and English at Levels 1 and 2.
Please see our job opportunities page for details.
Just a reminder that Elaine and Anne from the Teacher Training team are holding open events for you to come along and find out more about our teacher training qualifications, Level 3 through to Level 5, including the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools.
If you are interested in a career in teaching or would like to work in schools then they will be in:
* Roberts Barracks, Larkhill Learning Centre on Tues 14 March from 1100 until 1400.
* 14 Regt's old Learning Centre, RSA (opposite the Library) on Weds 15 March from 1100 until 1400
Hope to see you there!
RACPD is seeking an experienced Self Employed Art Teacher to deliver entry level art to Key Stage 5 pupils with SEN.
This contract is to start in April; delivery will be 2 mornings a week (Mondays & Tuesday preferred) for 10 weeks, approximately 60 hours delivery.
A date for your diary! HQ SW will be holding a Job Fair in Tidworth Garrison Theatre on Wednesday 15 March for anyone who is resettling, veterans or spouses looking for recruitment.
* New course alert * RACPD is running its first Level 2 Support Work in Schools qualification, starting on Monday 13 February from 0930 - 1230 over a total of 20 weeks in Thorney Island.