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The Military Academies 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
Chapman VC House
Our enrolment slots are every Friday.
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Meet the Cwmbran Team
Justin Edwards lives in a small town in West Wales with his wife and two children. Justin joined the Armed forces in 1993 where he served with the Royal Regiment of Wales for 9 exciting and varied years with Royal Regiment of Wales, which included a number of postings including; Northern Ireland on Operation BANNER, London on public duties and Germany in an armoured infantry role before being posted to the Infantry Training Centre Catterick as a Physical Training Instructor training adult recruits. During Justin’s Military career, he was fortunate to have gained a broad range of experience in roles such as foot soldiering, peacekeeping, covert surveillance, reconnaissance and armoured infantry. Justin is also a keen sportsman and was fortunate enough to not only represent Royal Regiment of Wales but represented the Army and Combined Services teams at under 21 level.
In 2003, Justin became a serving Police Officer within Dyfed Powys Police where he worked within a number of specialist departments such as Roads Policing and Armed Response, policing the whole of South Wales.
Justin then made a career change into the Private Security industry and worked for a number of years as a Close Protection Officer and Operations Manager on a number of private and government contracts in hostile environments.
In 2015, Justin joined MPCT as an instructor at Bridgend College. In 2016, Justin was promoted and given the opportunity of becoming the Centre Manager of Swansea MPCT. This position allowed him the opportunity to develop his leadership skills and a display a passion of ensuring each and every learner had a clear pathway from being part of the college. Justin tirelessly searched for outside partnerships with the same vison and ethos as MPCT that could provide direction and support. In 2018, Justin was once again promoted to Regional Operations Manager of Wales - this position enables him to search out new partnerships and agencies that may or may not be aware of the college and the Learners that we teach.
Justin is a keen cyclist and is currently training to take part in this year’s Ironman Wales which consists of a 2.4 mile swim (3.9km), 112 mile cycle (180km) and a 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.
Regional Operations Manager
As part of the world’s elite forces Dan has operated in extreme environments, including a deployment to Afghanistan in 2006/2007 where he was involved in conducting vital missions, in the effort to bring security to the region and help to stabilise the country’s future.
Upon leaving the Royal Marines to pursue other opportunities, Dan set up a successful Personal Training business delivering specific training sessions tailored to members’ individual abilities, inspiring them to achieve their goals.
Dan also loves to travel and has been fortunate enough to explore and experience many countries and cultures around the world, Japan and China standing out as his most favourable.
He has been employed by MPCT for over four years and is delighted to have recently joined the team in Newport at Raglan Barracks.
I have worked in training for over twenty years. I have a Cert Ed. and a BA honours in Post Compulsory Education and Training. I am qualified to level 5 in Delivering Essential Skills to Adults.
Prior to this I worked as a technical engineer (Mechatronics) for the Japanese electronic company Aiwa. This is where I became interested in training.