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The Military Preparation Colleges can be found across England and Wales, all offering a fantastic and unique training environment for young people looking to start their military career.
- Merthyr Tydfil
- Stoke on Trent
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Meet the Liverpool Team
Ronnie joined MPCT in April 2018 as Regional Operations Manager for the newly established North East region. Since the North East regional launched in July 2018 the region has expanded its geographical footprint encompassing MPC Manchester and MPCT Nottingham and is now known at MPCT North.
Prior to joining MPCT Ronnie worked as a team leader on the Army Instructor Training Accreditation Contract with the Colleges Partnership responsible for the management of a team of teaching development coordinators in the North of England and Brecon who were responsible for delivering of a range of qualifications to Military instructors including teaching qualifications L3 to Level 5, Coaching and Mentoring qualifications Level 3 to Level 5, and Assessment and Quality Assurance Level 3 and 4. Prior to that Ronnie worked as an Apprenticeship Coordinator with the Colleges Partnership at the Infantry Training Centre for 5 years delivering an Apprenticeship programme to Infantry recruits which consisted of a Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services, ERR, PLTS and Functional Skills Maths and English.
Ronnie has 24 years of Military experience having served as an Infantry soldier from the rank of Guardsman to Warrant Officer Class 1. He has an exemplary military record having been awarded the meritorious service medal (MSM) in 2011. Ronnie has worked as a military instructor at a number of training establishments since 1994 including, ITC Catterick, ATR Glencorse, ATR Bassingbourn and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as a Colour Sergeant Instructor. Ronnie finished the final 6 years of his Military career at the Infantry Training Centre as the Company Sergeant Major Guards Training Company from 2006-2008, Master Coach of the 2nd Infantry Training Battalion from 2008-2009 and Regimental Sergeant Major of the All Arms Drill Wing from 2009-2011. During his service Ronnie completed 4 operational tours of Northern Ireland including a 2 year tour as the Platoon Sergeant of the Close Observation Platoon. He also served in Operation Granby in 1991 and Operation Telic as Company Sergeant Major from 2004-2005.
Ronnie is and sports enthusiast and has competed in recent years for Great Britain in his age group Duathlon. In 2017 he won the Bronze Medal at the National Championships at Oulton Park in the Sprint Duathlon. In 2015 he represented Great Britain at the World Championships in Spain. In 2019 Ronnie completed Ironman Wales on his 50th birthday celebration and this is his greatest sporting achievement to date.
Regional Operations Manager
Originally joining the Army at the age of Sixteen and Enlisted into the Infantry (Kings Regiment) serving in The Falkland Islands, Northern Ireland and Berlin. Bernard was successful in completing his PTI's Course and served as the Battalions PTI for Two Years.
Bernard left the Army after serving five Years and became a Prison Officer, but after two years in a Young Offenders Institute, he still felt a part of him was missing out on the Military.
He then enlisted into the Royal Marine Commandos and served for his full 22 Years, getting to the Rank of Colour Sergeant and Qualifying as an Instructor Class 1.
Bernard served 4 drafts and carried out 5 Operational Tours of Duty with 45 Commando, as well as a draft with 30 Commando. He also served 3 Drafts at the Commando Training Center as a Recruit Instructor finally finishing as the Chief Instructor at the Foundation Center Lympstone as his final Draft.
Bernard was also lucky to have spent two years as a Weapons Instructor with the Royal Navy at HMS Sultan, training the Phase 2 Recruits and he also had the pleasure of serving with the Royal Marine Reserves as the Phase 1 PSI at Anzio House; where he started his career with MPCT.
Since leaving the Royal Marines, Bernard has had various jobs in different positions gaining valuable Civilian experience; in particular working with Children as a Captain in the Reserve Forces and Cadet Association for a couple of Years.
Ieuan is from Wrexham, North Wales. He joined the Army on the 10th of March 2013, attending the Army Foundation College Harrogate, after completing training he moved onto ITC Catterick completing a further 5 months in Para Depot.
Passing out of training in February 2014, Ieuan went to the 3rd Bn The Parachute Regiment, serving until February 2019, where he left as a Lance Corporal.
Ieuan Served in the Middle East, Africa, Falklands, Poland, Germany, America and France.
He had the pleasure of commanding his own section from the time he first promoted to Lance Corporal, up until his final day in a rifle company.
He then moved onto being part of the Bn Gym Staff up until his final day in Unit.
Kevin served in the Royal Marine Commandos for just shy of 13 years. After a number of tours in Afghanistan and Iraq in a number of instructor roles, he decided it was time to try something new.
Following training in South Africa as a close protection officer, Kevin worked in the maritime security industry prior to following his passion for nutrition. Role on 4 years later, after uni as a qualified nutritionist, it was time to try and put it all together.
MPCT is the perfect place to align Kevin's military, nutrition and PT experience in order to positively influence the next generation.
Louis is the Military Maths & English tutor at MPCT Liverpool.
He served six and a half years in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines conducting operations in Africa and Europe.
After leaving the Armed Forces Louis pursued education.
He undertook an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science, qualified as a Secondary Physical Education teacher and he is on the verge of completing a Masters degree in Education Practice.
Louis has taught in a range of educational settings including mainstream secondary schools, SEN schools and has worked for a few years at a Pupil referral unit for pupils with social, emotional and behavioural disorders.