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Major General Chris Ghika CBE Visits MPC Croydon

MPCT had the pleasure of hosting Major General Chris Ghika CBE on 15th June at a hot and sunny MPC Croydon. The visit had been agreed back in September so we had been looking forward to welcoming him for some time. The visit of Major General Ghika was significant – not only is he the...

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MPCT achieves Highest Best Companies Ranking in Organisation History

On Friday 21st May, Best Companies held an online event for their Annual Best Companies List reveal. The Best Companies accreditation and rankings are a gold standard for organisations across the UK regarding workplace engagement. MPCT is honoured to receive: 3 Star World Class Accreditation 3rd in Best Education and Training Providers in the UK...

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MPCT and the Royal Air Force Sign Memorandum of Understanding

On Tuesday 18th May 2021, the Motivational Preparation College of Training (MPCT) and Royal Air Force (RAF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cement their working relationship. The MOU has been signed to establish a progression pathway to increase the number of successful applicants enlisting in the RAF via MPCT Colleges. The overarching objective...

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MPCT Signs Historic Memorandum of Understanding with Highbury College

MPCT has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Highbury College to establish a working relationship. This MOU, signed by Huw Lewis MBE, MPCT CEO and Penny Wycherley, Interim Principal and CEO of Highbury College, has been established with the aim of improving the opportunities of young people in Portsmouth to ensure they are set-up for...

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Virtual MPCT Resilience Awards 2021

On Thursday 6th May, the full MPCT cohort gathered around their computers instead of dinner tables for our annual Senior Leadership Team Awards 2021. In light of the difficult year that we’ve all faced, the SLT Awards were retitled to the “Resilience Awards” for 2021 to recognise the strength, unity and hard work put in...

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MPCT Recognises Mental Health Awareness Week

Our mental health is at the core of everything we do, and this week is a great opportunity to put that at the forefront of our awareness to check in on how we’re doing. This week is all about starting conversations, becoming self-aware of our own mental health journey and working out how we can...

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MPCT Nottingham Sees Learner Progression to AFC Harrogate

After graduating from MPCT Nottingham in February 2021, Mr. Townsend has progressed to AFC Harrogate with the ambition of joining the Para Troop Regiment. Townsend showed a fantastic commitment from day one with ideal attendance, even through virtual training during Covid-19 lockdowns. He joined as a physically able and confident young man, but through his...

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Stress Awareness Month: MPCT Mental Health Initiative

April is Stress Awareness Month, something that affects all of our day to day lives to different levels. It doesn’t matter what age you are, when a stressor is triggered you can be quickly overwhelmed with tension and anxiety. However, this doesn’t help the situation and often makes it worse. One of MPCT’s core values...

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Former Learner Progresses to Phase 2 with the Royal Logistic Corps

We’re sending congratulations to Private Kay Ellington who graduated from Phase 1 training for the Royal Logistic Corps at Army Centre Pirbright last week. A former learner at MPC Battersea, Ellington has known that he was destined for a career with the Army since he was young. “Joining the Army was the only career that...

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Our Girl: MPCT Learner Takes TV Inspiration for Army Career

MPCT Catterick learner, Debra Bell, is preparing to follow in the footsteps of BBC’s “Our Girl” and become a frontline army medic. Debra has had her sights set on joining the Army from a young age, originally as a System Communication Engineer. However, due to inspiration from the Military’s role during the Covid-19 pandemic, she...

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MPCT Shutdown periods 2021-22

DATE

OCTOBER HALF TERM 2021

Monday 25th October 2021 – Friday 29th October 2021All Colleges

CHRISTMAS 2021/22

Monday 20th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022All Colleges

FEBRUARY HALF TERM 2022

Monday 14th February 2022 – Friday 18th February 2022All Colleges

EASTER 2022

Friday 15th April 2022 – Friday 22nd April 2022All Colleges

MONDAY MAY 2ND 2022 – BANK HOLIDAY

Friday the 27th of May shutdown for additional BH for all operational staffAll Colleges

MAY HALF TERM 2022

Monday 30th May 2022 – Friday 3rd June 2022All Colleges

ADDITIONAL BANK HOLIDAY

An additional Bank Holiday has been introduced for the Queens Platinum Jubilee
(BH Monday has been moved to Thursday the 2nd of June & Friday the 3rd of June is an additional BH).
All Colleges

SUMMER 2022

Monday 8th August 2022 – Friday 19th August 2022All Colleges