British Forces Resettlement Services

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At our Military to Civilian Events, BFRS offer the Armed Forces Community 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 events is 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. It has been known for candidates to receive job interviews within a week of meeting an employer at one of our events. Click on an event title for more details.

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February 2017

 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: Lost Coins Fishguard Havenfordwest, SA62 4BP
Date: Today
Step into Health is open to all Service Leavers and Veterans and their spouse/partner. It is an incredible opportunity which provides bespoke work experience packages of up to 4 weeks for veterans to explore the extensive career opportunities available.Whether you are interested in catering, maintenance, administration, finance, communications, management, or a role in one of the clinical services...
Location: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, 8 St Thomas St, London , SE1 9RS
Date: Tomorrow
 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: Marston's House Brewery Road Wolverhampton, WV1 4JT
Date: Tomorrow
We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, through...
Location: The Grove York Road Doncaster, DN8 8HL
Date: Tomorrow
 Why not join us for our Insight to Industry Open Days? These give individuals the opportunity to learn more about our courses and employment opportunities, whilst also showing a broader insight into the surveillance industry as a whole.These events, held at our Training Centre in Worcester, are free-of-charge and are scheduled on dates throughout the year.
Location: Brook Court, Whittington Hall, Worcester, WR5 2RX
Date: Friday, 24 February 2017
 Find us in the Atrium at the University open day, held at our Kedleston Road campus in Derby. You'll have the opportunity to:Learn about our range of courses, course content, structure and assessment methodsDiscover how online learning works and what support is available to youAsk any questions about our courses and online learning in general.Attend a presentation to learn more about UDOL, h...
Date: Saturday, 25 February 2017
 If you are still considering which course to study at which university this September, it’s not too late. Come and visit us to find out more about everything from comic design, physiotherapy, business management and law, chemical engineering, computer science, or something else. You can find our full course listings here.If you’re applying to study an art, design, fashion or medi...
Location: Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley , TS1 3BX
Date: Saturday, 25 February 2017
If you have ever thought of a career as a bus driver, butare not quite sure what the job entails, then come along to our Recruitment Dayat the Stadium of Light on Sunday 26 February to find out if you could be theticket! Test drive a bus on our driving challenge, discuss what the job entails and complete an application form.Benefits  Established company, with over 100 years in the industry ...
Location: Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU
Date: Sunday, 26 February 2017

March 2017

SIGN UP TO A BT WORKSHOP FOR EXPERT ADVICE ON THE CIVILIAN WORLD OF EMPLOYMENTBT regularly host FREE Transition Force workshops – designed to help you gain valuable industry insights, extend your networks and show how your military experience can translate into civilian business.OVERVIEWBy attending ‘A Day with BT’ you will get: Advice on demonstrating how your military skil...
Location: Leicester Cardinal TE ICCRoom: Lambert Conference RoomFloor: G34 Humberstone Road Leicester, LE5 0AQ
Date: Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Discover Paris at the Fitbit Semi Marathon de ParisThe Fitbit Semi Marathon de Paris is among the most prestigious (and 3rd largest) half-marathons in the world. The legendary course takes you through the most beautiful city in the world. Traditionally rooted in the east of Paris, this event meanders along the avenues of the Bois de Vincennes wood, the boulevards and streets of the 12th arrondisse...
Location: Paris,
Date: Sunday, 5 March 2017
Are you looking to progress in your academic life or career?With the introduction of loans of up to £10,000 for students looking to study a full- or part-time masters degree, there's never been a better time to study. Whether you're considering further study to change career, enhance your CV or for personal interest, we have a wide range of courses to suit you.Throughout the postgraduat...
Date: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
 About | Part-time open dayIf you're thinking about studying part-time, come and find out what we have to offer you at Teesside University.One of the largest providers of part-time courses in the country, we offer opportunities at certificate level through to undergraduate and postgraduate level right on your doorstep. There is something for everyone. We recognise that part-time study is...
Location: Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley , TS1 3BX
Date: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
We are opening our doors to showcase the College to prospective students. The evening is a great opportunity to get a feel for our Taunton Centre and see first-hand the excellent facilities and teaching resources available.The event is ideal for those who wish to pursue college or degree level studies and want to find out more about the full range of courses and apprenticeship programmes that the ...
Location: Bridgwater & Taunton College Wellington Road Taunton Somerset , TA1 5AX
Date: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Thinking of doing an Apprenticeship? Interested in how you could start your career by studying and working at the same time? The March Open Evening at Bridgwater College is the perfect opportunity for you to explore your opportunities.Whether you are already an applicant and still searching for a vacancy or a year 10 student interested in applying for an Apprenticeship route next year, come a...
Location: Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ
Date: Thursday, 9 March 2017
The greatest finish line in the world!Enjoy a fantastic half marathon course through the leafy suburbs of North London. Starting at Wembley Park, you’ll take in Fryent Country Park and Allianz Park Stadium (home of Saracens Rugby Club) before returning for an amazing finish inside the iconic Wembley Stadium.Looking for a place?Registration £30Fundraising target £250Entr...
Location: Wembley Park,
Date: Sunday, 12 March 2017
AFF is coming to Kinloss in Scotland on 23 March to meet families at our latest roadshow. We have chosen Kinloss as we want to hear about life for families living in Scotland, whether in a city or an isolated location.The event will take place from 9.30am to 1pm at The Hunters Bar in Kinloss Barracks, Moray, IV36 3UH. Pop us in your diary and don’t miss this useful chance to air your vi...
Location: The Hunters Bar, Kinloss Barracks, Moray, IV36 3UH
Date: Thursday, 23 March 2017
 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: The Cobham 217 Howley Grange Road Quinton Birmingham, B62 OJD
Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Price Freeze: Book your table at the 2016 rate today. "Fantastic night, fantastic atmosphere and really inspirational for engineering in the Midlands and where it can go!"“It was wonderful to be part of such a brilliant event full of amazing world leaders in the field of engineering.” Larissa, BCHOverviewThe thirteenth Midlands Engineering Dinner is taking place on Friday 31 ...
Date: Friday, 31 March 2017

April 2017

Ready… steady… GLOW!Take a beautiful and iconic venue, wait until dusk, get your friends, family and colleagues together, dig out the fluorescent clothing and grab everything and anything that glows or flashes. Then set off on a Supernova 5K! Take a look at the video below to see what’s in store when you join TeamPoppyFactory at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this A...
Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London,
Date: Saturday, 1 April 2017
 Our Open Events are a great opportunity to find out whether Wiltshire College is the right choice for you. Find out about our range of Full Time, Part Time, University Level and Apprenticeship courses. Meet our tutors, speak to our current students and tour our new £21million campus.Our Student Services team will be on hand to answer any questions you have about student finance, transp...
Location: Wiltshire College Chippenham, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham. Wiltshire , SN15 3QD
Date: Monday, 3 April 2017
Visiting the event isfree!With over 4,000 jobs available, come along with your colleagues,family or friends and get involved in the National Employment & Careers Fair @ Catterick. You’ll discover new jobs, careers and skills that will inspireand motivate you whatever your ability or ambitions.This event provides the ArmedForces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity to meet a...
Total Exhibitors: 37 stands/companies
Location: Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick, North Yorkshire, DL9 3EL
Date: Thursday, 6 April 2017
 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: Marston's House Brewery Road Wolverhampton, WV1 4JT
Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
 Work in the Start-up, SME and/or corporate sectors? Whether you are looking to get your new business idea up and running or you want to protect and grow your existing business, NBE has everything you need under one roof. The show is the north's premier business exhibition, and is a magnet for ambitious business owners and decision makers, like yourself.http://www.franchiseexpo.co.uk/resource...
Date: Friday, 14 April 2017
The CV Show is the best attended, largest and the most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event held in Britain. Come and visit us on our stand. For more information and to register, please follow the link..http://www.soe.org.uk/events/general-events/item/-176/
Location: NEC, Birmingham , B40 1NT
Date: Tuesday, 25 April 2017
 Our Open Events are a great opportunity to find out whether Wiltshire College is the right choice for you. Find out about our range of Full Time, Part Time, University Level and Apprenticeship courses. Meet our tutors, speak to our current students and explore our Trowbridge campus.Our Student Services team will be on hand to answer any questions you have about student finance, transport and...
Location: Wiltshire College, Trowbridge, College Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire , BA14 0ES
Date: Thursday, 27 April 2017

May 2017

 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: Marston House Brewery Road Wolverhampton, WV1 4JT
Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
We are opening our doors to showcase the College to prospective students. The evening is a great opportunity to get a feel for our Taunton Centre and see first-hand the excellent facilities and teaching resources available.The event is ideal for those who wish to pursue college or degree level studies and want to find out more about the full range of courses and apprenticeship programmes that the ...
Location: Bridgwater & Taunton College Wellington Road Taunton Somerset , TA1 5AX
Date: Sunday, 14 May 2017
 Find us in the Atrium at the University open evening, held at our Kedleston Road campus in Derby. You'll have the opportunity to:Learn about our range of courses, course content, structure and assessment methodsDiscover how online learning works and what support is available to youAsk any questions about our courses and online learning in general.Attend a presentation to learn more about UDO...
Date: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Visiting the event isfree!With over 5,000 jobs available, come along with your colleagues,family or friends and get involved in the ONLINE Virtual National Employment & Careers Fair. You’ll discover new jobs, careers and skills that will inspireand motivate you whatever your ability or ambitions.This event provides the ArmedForces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity t...
Total Exhibitors: 21 stands/companies
Location: Online , Online
Date: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Taster Days are an exciting way to learn about the course or career you are considering for your future and are designed to provide you with a better idea of what College life is really like.Our Taster Days begin at 9.30am and finish at 2.00pm.You will spend the morning getting familiar with the subject of your choice, meeting staff and students, viewing our facilities, asking questions and experi...
Location: Bridgwater & Taunton College Bath Road Bridgwater Somerset , TA6 4PZ
Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Every journey begins with a single stepWhatever your distance the Edinburgh Marathon Festival has an event for you. Featuring a 5k, 10k, half marathon and marathon, as well a junior events, this really is the ultimate festival of running. The routes all take in Edinburgh’s many iconic sites, including the beautiful Holyrood Park.Looking for a place?Registration  £16.50 5k / £...
Date: Saturday, 27 May 2017

June 2017

Following the success of our first symposium in 2015, AFF will once again host a Research Symposium to discuss the issues Army families face and share findings and research with others also working in this field of work.Our Research Symposium will take place on Monday 5 June at Guy’s Campus, King’s College London. Working in partnershipIn partnership with the King’...
Location: Guy’s Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS
Date: Monday, 5 June 2017
 Southampton Solent University and Shanghai Maritime University are jointly hosting the 2nd International Conference on Maritime Policy, Technology and Education (ICMPTE 2017).Conference themesThe conference will address a number of key issues affecting the maritime industry, including: Safety and security at sea Marine environmental protection Maritime technology Seafarers' education, traini...
Location: E Park Terrace, Southampton , SO14 0YN
Date: Wednesday, 7 June 2017
 Find us in the Atrium at the University open day, held at our Kedleston Road campus in Derby. You'll have the opportunity to: Learn about our range of courses, course content, structure and assessment methods Discover how online learning works and what support is available to you Ask any questions about our courses and online learning in general. Attend a presentation to learn more about UDO...
Location: Kedleston Road campus University of Derby Kedleston Road Derby Derbyshire, DE22 1GB
Date: Friday, 9 June 2017
 Our open days are specifically tailored to answer common questions and give prospective students a taste of life here at Solent.As well as planning your accommodation, visiting our campuses and getting acquainted with the city, you’ll also be able to get up-close and personal with some of the facilities used on your course.Contact detailsEvents and enquiries team, External RelationsTel...
Location: E Park Terrace, Southampton , SO14 0YN
Date: Saturday, 10 June 2017
If you are an adult learner looking for a change of career, or want to develop your career further, or are looking to start a Degree level programme, come along and learn about all we have to offer at Bridgwater College at our Open Evening.Alternatively why not start your search for your post-16 opportunity early, students nearing school leaver age can start to understand all that is on offer to t...
Location: Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ
Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2017
 We both host and attend a variety of events around the country on a regular basis, ranging from walk-in Open Days, invitation only Discovery Days, and a number of shows, exhibitions and careers fairs.Our events offer an informal, no-obligation opportunity for you to meet with various people within both our recruitment and operational teams - from our Recruitment Officers and Area Managers, t...
Location: Marston House Brewery Road Wolverhampton, WV1 4JT
Date: Thursday, 15 June 2017
If you're thinking about studying at Teesside, come and visit us - it could be your University.You can design your own day by choosing the talks and tours you are interested in. It’s a great opportunity to meet with staff and students and get all the information you need about our courses and the fantastic facilities we have here at Teesside.Student Finance, Students' Union and Disability Se...
Location: Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley , TS1 3BX
Date: Saturday, 17 June 2017
 The China Centre (Maritime) is running a regular programme of seminars for staff, students and the public. The seminars cover a variety of topics and themes concerning UK-China relations and aim to provide a forum for the dissemination of knowledge and technologies to encourage research activities, networking and collaboration with interested parties from both the UK and China.
Location: To be confirmed,
Date: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
 Our careers at sea open days aim to give visitors an insight into what a career in the maritime industry has to offer, and the training programmes necessary to qualify as a ship's navigation, engineer or electro-technical officer in the merchant navy and the superyacht industry.Many of the major British shipping companies and recruitment and training representatives who recruit cadets and cr...
Location: Reception Area Newtown Rd Warsash Southampton , SO31 9ZL, UK
Date: Friday, 23 June 2017

July 2017

Visiting the event isfree!With over 3,000 jobs available, come along with your colleagues,family or friends and get involved in the National Employment & Careers Fair @ Midlands. You’ll discover new jobs, careers and skills that will inspireand motivate you whatever your ability or ambitions.This event provides the ArmedForces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity to meet an...
Total Exhibitors: 22 stands/companies
Location: Greetham Valley Hotel, Golf and Conference Centre, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham , LE15 7SN
Date: Thursday, 6 July 2017

September 2017

Visiting the event isfree!With over 6,000 jobs available, come along with your colleagues,family or friends and get involved in the National Employment & Careers Fair @ Tidworth. You’ll discover new jobs, careers and skills that will inspireand motivate you whatever your ability or ambitions.This event provides the ArmedForces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity to meet an...
Total Exhibitors: 27 stands/companies
Location: Tidworth Leisure Centre, Nadder Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire , SP9 7QN
Date: Thursday, 7 September 2017
 The Franchise Show, Dublin. The event is to be held on the 8th and 9th September 2017 for the first year running. Produced by MFV, who run some of the world’s largest franchise events, our Dublin event is set to be the biggest ever franchise event to take place in Ireland.http://www.franchiseexpo.co.uk/resources/franchise-events/upcoming-events/the-franchise-show-dublin-...
Date: Friday, 8 September 2017

October 2017

Coach & Bus UK: the new name for Coach & Bus Live, which more accurately represents the ultimate domestic showcase for the coach, bus and mini-vehicle sectors. Come and visit us on stand J45.For more information and to apply, please follow the link...http://www.soe.org.uk/events/general-events/item/-175/
Location: NEC, Birmingham , B40 1NT
Date: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

November 2017

Visiting the event isfree!With over 5,000 jobs available, come along with your colleagues,family or friends and get involved in the National Employment & Careers Fair @ Catterick. You’ll discover new jobs, careers and skills that will inspireand motivate you whatever your ability or ambitions.This event provides the ArmedForces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity to meet a...
Total Exhibitors: 26 stands/companies
Location: Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick, North Yorkshire, DL9 3EL
Date: Thursday, 23 November 2017