Events

VETS offers a range of transition support activities such as CV and Interview workshops, talent days, work placements, internships. Mentors will provide guidance on which support activities a veteran should attend. Placements and internships are arranged directly through the VETS Hub, further details available through your mentor.

Date/time What is it? Location Website
5 September 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Southampton Visit
6 September 2018, 11:00 - 15:30 AWS RE:START TASTER DAY
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the fast-growing technology industry, you’re eligible for Amazon Web Service’s FREE training and job placement programme. Want to find out more about AWS re:Start? AWS re:Start is a training and job placement programme, launched by Amazon Web Services (AWS), to educate military service leavers, veterans, reservists, cadets and their spouses, on the latest software development and cloud computing technologies. We are hosting a free taster day on Thursday 6th September at the Amazon offices in Shoreditch, London. Join us for the day to get a ‘taste’ of what it’s like to go through the AWS re:Start programme that will include: • An insight into what you can expect to learn during the training and the skills you will develop • Hear first-hand accounts from employers and graduates of the AWS re:Start programme • Discuss the programme with the AWS re:Start team in as much detail as you need This is an opportunity for you to decide if AWS re:Start is the right programme for you launch your career in the cloud. YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE ALREADY LEFT THE MILITARY TO ATTEND THIS TASTER DAY
Shoreditch, London Visit
10 September - 12 October 2018 Property Maintenance Course.
If the candidate is local there is no charge for the course, they just need to be able to get themselves to and from the centre. If accommodation and the food package is requested the college provide this at a cost of £1,250 for the 5 weeks. Accommodation is offered Sunday – Thursday and food Monday – Friday lunchtime. Priority will be given to unemployed veterans or service leavers.
Brinsbury Campus, Pulborough, West Sussex Contact
18 September 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Register for a free BT Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market
Edinburgh Visit
19 September 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach are hiring 3,500 engineers in 2018. In 2017, 20% of their hires were ex-military. Find out more out the role, the application process and how to maximise your chances of success. Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Reading Visit
20 September 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Register for a free BT Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market. SIGN UP FOR A FREE WORKSHOP FOR AN EMPLOYER'S VIEW OF THE WORLD OF CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Manchester Visit
24 September - 27 October 2018 Property Maintenance course
To meet demand we are now working in partnership with Wiltshire College and they will run the Property Maintenance course from their Trowbridge Campus. The first course is to start on 24th September 2018. Just a few things to remember: The course runs for 5 weeks Monday – Friday No accommodation is offered for this site, so the candidate needs to be able to travel to the site daily or arrange their own accommodation The course is free of charge The candidate must have had military experience Be within the last 3 months of service to complete the course or be a veteran Course open to service leavers family members (partners/children) To apply or find out more information, please visit: http://www.buildinghere oes.org.uk/cours
Trowbridge Visit
26 September 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
SIGN UP FOR A FREE WORKSHOP FOR AN EMPLOYER'S VIEW OF THE WORLD OF CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Birmingham Visit
2 October 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact
2 October 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach are hiring 3,500 engineers in 2018. In 2017, 20% of their hires were ex-military. Find out more out the role, the application process and how to maximise your chances of success. Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Bedford Visit
5 October 2018, 13:00 - 17:30 Armed Forces to Capco Insights Day
Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Operating at the forefront of financial services, we deliver market-leading solutions to clients across capital markets, retail banking, wealth and investment management, insurance and finance, and risk and compliance. Capco has employed a number of service leavers in recent years, all of whom have complemented our team-orientated culture and become an integral part of delivering innovative solutions to the challenges our clients face. For this reason we are actively seeking ambitious service leavers who have already left or are in the process of leaving the forces. On 5th October 2018, 1-6pm, we will host an interactive workshop at our London office. This workshop will provide: • An overview of the consulting industry, including the different types of organisations and typical projects • An insight into the financial services sector • An introduction to Capco from speakers at all levels of the business • Examples of current projects and profiles of current employees, including presentations from service leavers about their experience of transitioning from the military to Capco The workshop is also the starting point for applying for Armed Forces to Capco full time consultant roles, based in London or Edinburgh, with our next intake starting in January 2019. Please register for a place at the workshop at the following link. For further details about Capco and what a career at Capco could mean for you, please have a look through our website. Location: Capco, 77-79 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU Date: Friday 5th October 2018 Time: 1-5:30pm, followed by drinks
Capco, 77-79 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU Visit
9 October 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach are hiring 3,500 engineers in 2018. In 2017, 20% of their hires were ex-military. Find out more out the role, the application process and how to maximise your chances of success. Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Swindon Visit
12 October 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact
17 October 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach are hiring 3,500 engineers in 2018. In 2017, 20% of their hires were ex-military. Find out more out the role, the application process and how to maximise your chances of success. Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
London Visit
18 October 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Manchester Visit
31 October 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Transition Force can help you find the role, company and industry that's right for you. These events are aimed specifically at armed forces leavers, veterans and their spouses / partners. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ or the "Openreach Engineering Insight" you will get: - An introduction to BT / Openreach’s business; - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs; - Information about our recruitment processes; - Introductions to ex-service personnel working for BT / Openreach who have successfully transitioned from the military to civilian employment. If you’re a Service leaver, remember you must also be registered with the CTP and have attended a Career Transition Workshop (if eligible). Events in the future which are marked "closed" are full, please select another date or register at www.veteranemployment.co.uk to link with a Buddy mentor.
Glasgow Visit
1 November 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact