West Midlands Combined Authority and MPCT develop new opportunities for people of West Midlands to begin a career in the armed forces with fast-track introduction to UK Armed Forces recruiters

We are proud to announce a new initiative in association with West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to support people into a career in the armed forces with a short, 4-week, funded course in military preparation. Operating out of our Birmingham Centre, this opportunity will prepare people for a life in the military, helping them push

MPCT Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

Last Friday, 1st April, MPCT CEO Huw Lewis MBE and MPCT Logistics Manager Allan Peet set off for Ukraine with a van packed full of essential items donated by the MPCT family and beyond. Although the journey was a gruelling one thanks to the knock-on effect the conflict has had on transport infrastructure across Europe,

Midlands learners take part in the Commonwealth Service.

Yesterday saw our Midlands learners take part in the Commonwealth Service held at St Philip’s Cathedral in the City of Birmingham. The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of fifty four independent and equal sovereign states. It is home to 2.4 billion citizens, and includes some of the world’s largest, smallest, richest, and poorest countries, spanning

MPCT Midlands Awards Ceremony

Last Thursday, 10th March we celebrated the achievements of learners at our Birmingham, Walsall and Wolverhampton colleges at the MPCT Midlands Awards Ceremony. This was our first major awards event since 2019, with all events since put on hold thanks to the pandemic. I am pleased to say that our learners put on a fantastic

Tree Planting at Mill Hill Park

On Thursday 2nd December learners from MPC Edgware took part in a tree planting scheme at Mill Hill Park. The scheme which is run by Barnet Council aims, through the help of volunteers like our Learners, to create a memorial woodland where the local community can reflect upon the many lives lost since the start

Diana Legacy Award

Congratulations to Mr. Alex Anderson, who has gone from strength to strength since MPCT, having recently been awarded a Diana Legacy Award in recognition of his voluntary work and services to Autism. This award recognises 20 young people, each making the world a better place across the globe, every two years. Alex, a former learner

MPCT Remembrance 2021

It is an honour to present to you our fifth Remembrance Book which we have dedicated to our five former MPCT learners, who sadly lost their lives serving our great country. Through our acts of remembrance, we will keep their memory alive. For as long as MPCT exists, we will remember them. Private Craig Barber

MPCT visits RAF Cosford.

On the 23rd of November MPC Birmingham and MPC Walsall were invited to visit RAF Cosford organised by Flight Lieutenant Katie Sheppick. This was the first opportunity to visit an RAF location in a very long time. Learners were shown all the fantastic opportunities available to them when choosing a career in the RAF. The

New, Initiative To Create Young Leaders…

A new, nationwide scheme has been announced to give school children in England and Wales the skills and resilience they need to become healthier in body and mind. MPCT Young Leaders is the brainchild of education provider Motivation Preparation College for Training. Its 35 Military Preparation Colleges across England and Wales use military and progressive

Maj Gen Sharon Nesmith GOC ARITC attends VIP visit at MPC Newport.

On the 29th June 2021 MPCT were delighted to host a VIP visit at our Newport centre in Raglan Barracks. Our guest list included – Maj Gen Sharon Nesmith, GOC, ARITC. WO Annie Aspin, Command Sergeant Major, ARITC. Gillian Russell, Senior Program Manager – Global Military Affairs (Worldwide), Amazon. Emma Morgan, Program Manager – EMEA |