New Life for Ex-Forces

Every year around 12,000 skilled Servicemen and Women find themselves leaving the Forces and taking their first steps in the transition and resettlement process.

Ex-military personnel possess an array of important skills and experiences that can be seen as distinctive values to an employer.

Successful ex-armed forces resettlement requires clear goals, good job intelligence, effective networking and a confident, concise and clear approach to employers and understanding the benefits and help that is available to you in the first critical stages.

Military Transition and Resettlement incorporates 5 key areas to contemplate;

  • Health
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Welfare

All ex-military personnel have an array of transferable skills that should be highlighted when searching and applying for roles. It can also be highly beneficial to ex-military personnel to receive further education in a dedicated field and undertake specific ex-military training courses. Make sure that you take advantage of the resources and facilities at your disposal.

Assistance is there at every stage and is free

Army & RAF

Why not start by visiting some relevant pages on the Army Website and the RAF Website


You should also visit Elcas website to see what learning credits you may be entitled to. Many of our course providers who advertise on  are Elcas approved.  


Those who are in receipt of a war pension should visit the TFL website and apply for a Veteran service travel card (this allows you to travel on public transport around London for free).