10th March 2020: External Event – Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Training Day – Reading

Take the first step toward reinventing your company in the cloud. To create your vision for tomorrow, you need to understand what the cloud can do for you and your company today. Microsoft’s free training day is reserved exclusively for Service leavers, veterans and forces spouses as part of their commitment to the Armed Forces […]

10th March 2019

You have Project Management Skills but what about the Qualifications?

Dean Taylor is the Managing Director of IMD Group, a business and management consultancy. He discusses the value of project management training. All career paths involve training, so it is important to choose courses that will enable you to achieve your professional goals after leaving the Services. If you want to work in project management, […]

3rd October 2018

Interview with Sophie Maynard, Forces Media Academy Student

The OA spoke to Sophie Maynard about studying Creative Media Production. Tell me about your Service history I joined the Royal Navy in November 2014, and became a Warfare Officer. I left as a Sub Lieutenant in October 2017. What is the Forces Media Academy? The Academy is for Service leavers and veterans wanting to […]

6th December 2017

OA to develop new training programme with BITC to help employers become military friendly

The Officers’ Association is developing a new training programme, in conjunction with Business in the Community (BITC), which aims to support businesses to develop sustainable military employment programmes. The structured training will help employers to understand the benefits of hiring ex-military personnel. According to research by Deloitte, the OA and FIMT, 72% of organisations with […]

13th July 2017

Translate your Military experience for ‘Civvy Street’

Throughout your career in the Military, you will have gained valuable experience which is directly relevant to a management career in the civilian workplace. When making the transition to civvy street, or progressing through your chosen career, good quality Learning and Development can help you to translate your existing skills and learn the terminology and […]

1st June 2016