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We're back!

The RACPD offices and Learning Centres are now in full swing. If smartening up your CV is one of your resolutions, then we can help! With lots of courses coming up, there is no better time to progress with your learning. we have lots of courses including driving, telecoms, IT, teacher training, support work in schools, maths and English, information, advice and guidance and first aid....phew!! 
See our course dates page for dates
 #coursesinwiltshire #resettlement #teachertraining #military #veterans #coursesfordependants

The RACPD offices/centres are now closed for the festive period. We will reopen on Monday 7th January. Thank you to everyone for your support over the past year and we look forward to seeing you again in 2019! @ArtilleryRoyal  


RA PD Awards 2018 - the results!

The results are out, see who the winners are here Congratulations to all!

Photos and reports will follow after the presentation of awards.

We have an exciting vacancy for an Administrator to join us in our head office in Larkhill working a minimum of 28 negotiable hours.

Please see the job opportunities page for details.

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Job vacancies available in the North

We have 2 job vacancies that have arisen in the North. The first is for a part-time administrator based in Alanbrooke Barracks, Topcliffe, the second is for a PD Mentor based in Albemarle Barracks, Newcastle.

Closing date for both jobs is this Friday 23 November, so don't delay apply today!

Children In Need fundraising

We are so very grateful to everyone who has supported us in our fundraising efforts this week, from baking cakes to buying them, and for PAYING for time off work!!

We are in excess of £200 and counting! Final total to be announced next week. Thank you so much everyone! #childreninneed2018



Prison Teaching Exchange

RACPD in association with @westoncollege are thrilled to offer military instructors the chance to experience teaching in a prison....and it's free!
See below if interested or call RACPD for further information, but hurry we need your name by 23 Nov! #teachinaprison

RACPD feature in the Gunner

Continuing our birthday celebrations RACPD and our 20 year history feature in the November issue of Gunner magazine.

To discover how to access a copy visit the RAA http://ow.ly/u3Xu30mvSuX #RACPD20

There's still time....

If you have some free time coming up before the Christmas break, why not take advantage of one of our courses. We still have lots of courses available until the New Year, including level 2 support work in schools, level 3 teacher training, first aid at work, fork lift truck, ITQ and many more......

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pd news - tell us what you think

Are you familiar with our bi-annual newsletter pd news? Do you read it? If not, why not?

We would really appreciate you completing our survey which won't take any longer than 3 - 4 minutes to gauge the popularity of our famous newsletter.

If you would like to help us then please find the link to the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/W68SYQD

One lucky winner will then be picked to win a £10 amazon voucher!

Thank you in advance.

20 prizes for 20 winners

Just a reminder about 20 prizes for 20 winners! Simply tell us what you think of RACPD and be entered into a draw to win 1 of 20 £10 Amazon vouchers!

pd news - 20th anniversary special edition - out now!

As RACPD celebrates its 20th birthday pd news looks back at how it all began and how RACPD has grown through the years. You will find information on the 2018 RA PD awards, and, you can enter the competition to win one of 20 £10 Amazon vouchers.



Apprentice Extra card - your gateway to lots of high street discounts!

Don't forget if you are completing study with RACPD you are entitled to apply for the Apprentice extra Card at just £11 for the year you can receive many discounts on lots of high street stores 



Updated privacy policies


We have updated our privacy policies to be compliant with GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation which came into effect on May 25th.

We'd hate to say goodbye so if you would still like to hear from us then please drop us an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RACPD is offering Level 2 IAG for free!

Suitable for anyone who has experience of offering advice or guidance and is looking to go into such a role, this qualification can be completed at home or work depending on your preference. Open to serving personnel and the wider Defence community including veterans, dependants and reservists.http://ow.ly/56KK30jWD23

Speak to your Personal Development Advisor or call Rob for details on 01980 845302.



RACPD now has an Instagram page!

Join us to find out more! #personaldevelopment 



Open University launches learning fund for disabled veterans

Open University has launched a learning fund available to any disabled veteran injured during military service. Click on the following link for further information.



Wondering where your Learning Centre Manager is?

Wondering where your Learning Centre Manager is? Fear not, they are here in Larkhill this week on annual training. Normal service will resume next week! #personaldevelopment #learntobethebest#annualtraining


Happy New Year!

We are back and ready to help you achieve your goals, so why not give us a call or pop into your Learning Centre to discover more! #newyearnewme