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MPCT Recognises National Pet Month

Animals have a rich history of service in the Armed Forces, performing vital roles. Obvious examples of this include horses, pigeons and dogs, however across the World, a wide range of animals have been used to support those in active duty. Animals not only provide a valuable resource, but also incredible companions. We’ve compiled the...

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A Tribute to HRH, The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deepest regret that we acknowledge the passing of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. In over 70 years of service to the Crown and Commonwealth, Prince Philip, a World War Two veteran, has left behind an impressive legacy in his advocacy for young people, education, the environment, the arts and more....

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Former Learner Graduates to RAF Honington

MPC Battersea sees another ex-learner graduate into Phase 2 training this past week. Chay Stephens has completed his 10-week basic training at RAF Halton, a goal that began during his time at MPCT. “I wanted to join the RAF Regiment as I knew it would push me both physically and mentally, as well as enable...

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MPCT Aldershot Learner Joins Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment

MPCT Aldershot celebrates the progression of Nathan Riley into the Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment, following in the footsteps of his brother. John Hughes, Regional Operations Manager, remarked that Nathan always gave maximum effort during training and not only progressed from a green to blue bib during his time at MPCT, but also vastly improved...

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Former MPC Battersea Learner Begins Phase 2 Trade Training

Louise Searle, former learner from MPC Battersea, has graduated from Army Training Centre Pirbright and is waiting to commence training at MoD Lyneham as a Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer. Joining and serving in the Forces has been a long-term focus since a young age for Louise, leading her to join MPCT in August 2019....

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MPCT Learner Nominated for National Award

A Learner at MPCT’s Nottingham Military Preparation College has been nominated for a top award for his compassion in a crisis. Seventeen-year-old Nathaniel Dryden, from Derby, was on his way to his weekend job at a Covid testing centre when he saw a young man preparing to throw himself from a motorway bridge spanning the...

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MPCT Alumni is Finalist at the Women in Defence Awards

Former Learner, Sgt. Emma Owen, has been nominated and is a finalist for The Inspirational Award at the Women in Defence Awards 2020. The Women in Defence Awards are to recognise the value and importance of women in defence as well as to provide inspiration for those currently serving and young women with Armed Forces...

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Former MPCT Volunteer Leads Way for Learners with Autism

Former MPCT volunteer staff, Alex Anderson, is leading the way for military applicants with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A very polite, positive and driven young man, Alex had been in the RAF cadets since he was a young man and was set on joining the RAF as a career. Unfortunately, upon being diagnosed with Asperger...

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MPCT Observes ‘National Day Of Reflection’

On Tuesday 23rd March, one year after the country went into lockdown MPCT joined the nation in marking a  ‘National Day Of Reflection’. We took a minute’s silence to remember those that we have lost; we must all continue to support each other through the tough times ahead while looking forward to a better future....

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MPCT Maintains ISO Accreditations

In December 2020 MPCT received its annual surveillance visit from Alcumus ISOQAR to monitor compliance with our three previously achieved ISO accreditations – ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013. We are pleased to say that the report found that not only have we maintained the standards required for compliance, but that no instances of nonconformance...

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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