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World Suicide Prevention Day | MPCT

This World Suicide Prevention Day we are encouraging all students and staff to take a moment to reflect. This years theme for World Suicide Prevention day is ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide.’ Taking a minute encourages everyone to strike up a conversation if they notice a change within their peers and to have healthy and...

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MPCT CELEBRATES 21 YEARS OF HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE

It is 21 years since MPCT CEO, Huw Lewis MBE, founded the Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT), with the aim of using military and progressive education techniques to help young people across the UK achieve their potential. Not only has MPCT now spread to 35 locations across England and Wales, but, since 1999, it...

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A ‘Beacon of Light’ for new Learners at MPCT Sunderland

An increase in the number of Learners has led MPCT South Shields on a march to a bigger venue. The Military Preparation College at South Shields – one of 35 across the UK – has moved from its base within South Tyneside College to Sunderland’s Beacon of Light, at Stadium Way, Monkwearmouth. And staff say...

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MPCT former Learner part of the Royal Navy’s historic and unique parade.

Navy officers and ratings have passed out together side-by-side yesterday, for the first time in history, at Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. Among those passing out was former MPCT Cardiff Learner, Cerys Davies. Traditionally, the nine-week transformation from civilian to sailor takes place at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint, but with a surge in interest...

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MPCT hosts VIP visit from Maj Gen CJ Bell CBE GOC ARITC

On Wednesday 12th August 2020, Motivational Preparation College for Training hosted a VIP visit from Maj Gen CJ Bell CBE GOC ARITC . Forget the two metre rule, there was far more distance between MPCT Learners and their latest VIP’s when we hosted a ‘virtual VIP visit’ from Maj Gen CJ Bell CBE GOC ARITC,...

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MPCT is proud to announce our new Patron | Major General Paul Nanson CB CBE

We are delighted to announce that Major General Paul Anthony Edward Nanson CB CBE, has kindly agreed to become our Patron at MPCT. Major General Nanson comments Many thanks for the opportunity to be a Patron to the Motivational Preparation College for Training.  It is a huge privilege and a responsibility I will not take lightly.  As I...

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MPCT Centre Manager, David Atkin is a finalist. | English Veterans Awards 20

We are delighted to share the wonderful news that David Atkin, Centre Manager of Military Preparation College Battersea has been nominated for the “Role Model of the Year” English Veterans Awards 2020. David Atkins comments on finalist news We do the job we do because of our passion to help, motivate and educate our Learners,...

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MPCT are finalists in the Welsh Veterans Awards 2020

We are delighted to share the wonderful news that MPCT is one of the finalist’s for “Employer of the Year” at the Welsh Veteran’s Awards 2020 Employing veterans has been key to the success of MPCT, they are familiar with military style training and have high standards and values that are deep rooted from their...

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NHS Charities Together thank MPCT

We am delighted to report that we have raised (with Gift Aid) £12,981.05 for the NHS Charity. NHS Charities Together have written to MPCT to thank us for our outstanding fundraising efforts and the dedication shown by all of those who participated in the MPCT NHS Race Across the World Fundraiser. Thank you again, for...

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Eid Mubarak from MPCT

Eid Mubarak! The second Eid in the Islamic calendar is here, meaning prayers and festivities for families across the UK and around the world. Eid al-Adha – ‘festival of the sacrifice’ – is also known as Eid ul Adha, Greater Eid, Bakra Eid, Qurbani Eid and other names, depending on location and tradition. MPCT want...

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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