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Armed Forces Preparation BTEC Extended Certificate

If you are serious about pursuing a career in the Armed Forces within the year, then this is the course for you. The Armed Forces Preparation course will prepare you for the modern-day challenges of a career in the military, as you are supported through the application and interview process. You will need to be committed to your future career, showcasing the discipline and attitude military training requires. You will be taught by former and currently serving forces personnel, with military-style exercises working alongside the Army and visits to military establishments to support your learning. If you are serious about achieving a career in the military this course will help you achieve your careers goal. If you have already applied for the military and progressing through the lengthy and challenging selection process, then this course will help increase your chances of being successful. Our Armed Forces Preparation course has a very high employment success rate.

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Shaun started teaching after spending 23 years in the Infantry, leaving as a Company Sergeant Major. During his time he has under taken many roles within the Infantry from a Mortar Fire Controller to working within Intelligence gathering. Shaun has served in Northern Ireland seven times, Europe, Africa, America, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Whilst serving, Shaun also spent two years working within the Search and Rescue Organisation.​Shaun Aston

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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