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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 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 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