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MLT Patron, Lieutenant General Sir Tyrone Urch KBE recognised in 2021’s New Year Honours list.

Congratulations to all recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. MPCT would like to offer its congratulations to all those who have received the prestigious honour, in particular MLT Patron, Lieutenant General Sir Tyrone Urch KBE who has been awarded a knighthood in recognition of his role as Standing Joint Commander, in which he...

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FORMER MPCT RECRUIT NAMED ROYAL MARINE OF THE YEAR

A former student at a MPCT Isle of Wight has made history by becoming the first person to receive a prestigious accolade. Marine Jack Duer of 43 Commando’s O-Squadron was selected by senior officers within the Corps as Royal Marine of the Year for most embodying what it means to be an elite commando. And...

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MPCT Supporting Mental Wellness

One of the greatest challenges of 2020 has been to take care of our mental health under the enormous pressures and unusual circumstances we all found ourselves living under. Over the past year the MPCT HR Department has been promoting the training and awareness of mental wellbeing to enable an open culture throughout MPCT. We...

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MPCT is proud to announce our new Patron Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller KBE

We are delighted to announce that Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller KBE, has kindly agreed to become our Patron at MPCT. The Patron who joined us most recently, Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller KBE, joined the RAF in a most unusual way. Staying on at school after taking his O-levels was not really an option,...

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Former MPCT Newport Learner, Sam Griffiths excels at Sandhurst.

Sam Griffiths, a former MPCT learner and legendary member of the 300 club has had no end of achievements since leaving the Newport college. Sam joined Airbus’ Fuel and Landing gear test facility team in 2017 as a final year undergraduate engineering apprentice and has made an impact within Airbus already. However it is not...

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MPCT staff and students run in remembrance | My Poppy Run

MPCT staff and learners across England and Wales are to run 38,480 miles in remembrance of those who lost their lives in battle. Around 1000 learners and staff at the 35 locations in both countries, are taking part in the grueling 14-day event, called My Poppy Run, which started on Remembrance Day (Wednesday 11 November),...

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MPCT AWARDED 3-STAR ‘EXTRAORDINARY’ ACCREDITATION BY BEST COMPANIES

We recently discovered that MPCT has been awarded the highest 3-star ‘Extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies. We have always worked hard at MPCT to ensure staff have the right support to enable every individual to remain engaged with and motivated towards fulfilling our organisation’s mission. While the response of our team to the Best Companies’...

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MPCT Bishop Auckland decamp to a new base at Catterick Garrison

The Military Preparation College at Bishop Auckland has relocated to Catterick Garrison. And, with 22 learners now on board and more preparing to enrol, it is set to reach its capacity of 50 within the coming weeks. The new college is located within the long-established army base at Catterick and North East Regional Operations Manager...

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MPCT celebrates World Food Day Friday 16th October 20

On October 16th every year World Food Day is celebrated around the globe in honour of the founding of the Food and Agricultural Organisation in 1945. It not only celebrates our privilege of amazing food and raising awareness for those who do not have as such, but also as a platform for healthy diets and...

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MLT supports MPCT Liverpool twins, Tilly and Rosie

Twin sisters Tilly and Rosie from Liverpool enrolled at MPCT in August, with the hope of pursuing careers in the army. We caught up with them the other day to get an insight into their journey to date. Growing up, the girls were completely different, with Tilly wanting to go into the army and Rosie...

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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