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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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ITC Catterick deliver live demonstration to MPCT Learners to mark World Mental Health Day

This week MPCT learners were given a live demonstration by the team at ITC Catterick. Key to this live sessions was the link between physical fitness and mental health. Many studies have shown the benefits of maintaining a good standard of fitness in supporting our mental health. Physical & Mental Health is one of the...

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Learner Spotlight – Archie’s MPCT experience.

Enrolled on the Military Preparation College programme in November 2019, ex-learner Archie started his 5-month journey with MPCT. His interest was sparked after speaking to some friends, who had previously completed the Military Preparation School program. Although only there for a short period of time, he recalls his experience as second to none. “You really...

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MPCT recognises Black History Month through social, moral, and spiritual learning.

MPCT recognises the month of October as Black History Month, the annual celebration of the history, achievements and contributions of black people in the UK. The importance of this month is now, perhaps more than ever, extremely relevant as Black History Month aims to counter the lack of recognition and perceived invisibility of black people throughout history.  It also seeks...

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MPCT Shutdown periods 2021-22

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EASTER 2022

Monday 11th April 2022 – Tuesday 19th April 2022All Colleges

MONDAY MAY 2ND 2022 – BANK HOLIDAY

Friday the 27th of May shutdown for additional Bank Holiday 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
(Bank Holiday Monday has been moved to Thursday the 2nd of June & Friday the 3rd of June is an additional Bank Holiday).
All Colleges

SUMMER 2022

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


OCTOBER 2022

Monday 24th October 2022 – Friday 28th October 2022
Monday 31st October 2022 – Friday 4th November 2022
England Colleges
Wales Colleges


CHRISTMAS 2022

Monday 19th of December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023All Colleges