What does 2019 have in store for those leaving the Armed Forces?

Date: Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 3:37pm

With the beginning of yet another year comes a new set of plans, goals and opportunities for those leaving the Armed Forces Community (AFC). British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) events have been hard at work planning the ‘must attend’ events, as well as looking for the latest opportunities for AFC leavers in 2019.

At our Military to Civilian Events, BFRS offer the AFC the chance to meet employers, find jobs, access self-employment opportunities, enrol in training schemes and get in touch with a whole raft of support services specialising in the transition from Military to Civilian life.

Entrance to these events are free and each event includes a wide range of exhibitors from local and high-profile companies who actively seek to employ ex-Service personnel or offer self-employment franchise opportunities.​

National Employment and Career Fairs:​

At the BFRS events National Employment and Career Fairs we provide the AFC with a great opportunity to meet and network with employers.  As well as meeting with potential employers, the AFC will be able to find out about the different qualifications they may need and meet with potential training providers (ELC Approved Providers), to help them gain new qualifications that could assist them with employment.

Every year the BFRS events team host six Career Fairs in the UK, these events are based across the UK to ensure accessibility to everyone in the AFC. If you are a Service Leaver, Reserve Forces, Veteran, Partners & Families or a Civilian working for the MoD, the Careers Fair is aimed at you. Find out more about the Career Fairs & Register now by, clicking here.

Industry Awareness Events:​

Insight to Industry - The Surveillance Group

Insight to Industry days provide a sneak peek at surveillance, the Surveillance Group provides an unrivalled level of expertise in the world of specialist surveillance. Our teams of investigators are among the most highly qualified in the industry, and deliver the information demanded by our corporate clients with the utmost reliability and discretion.

Why not join them for their Insight to Industry Open Days? These give service leavers the opportunity to learn more about our courses and employment opportunities, whilst also showing a broader insight into the surveillance industry.

These events, held at our Training Centre in Worcester, are free-of-charge and are scheduled on dates throughout the year. See all the available dates on our website.

Company Open Days:​

Looking for a new career? Looking for your first civilian career? Or, are you looking for some advice on how to pursue the career of your dreams and show off your skills and qualifications to employers?

Then the Company Open Days which BFRS are proud to support is a ‘must attend’ event for your calendars. We have added some great Free Insight Days, Company Open Days and recruitment Events to our 2019 calendar, see them all here.

For more information on any of our events, have a look at our calendar online. Or, call us on 02476 939931.​

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