Armed Force Opportunities
Discovery Learning is the leading UK fitness training provider registered for the Enhanced Learning Credits funding scheme ELCAS (service personnel's resettlement training entitlement). We are also the selected partner to represent the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) who will be guiding you during your resettlement. Our reputation for delivering Personal Training Courses to the military is outstanding and our programmes offer the very best of value choice and quality to all MOD service leavers.
If you are currently in the military, or have been in the past, Discovery Learning can help you to further your training and education with the widest range of military resettlement courses in the health and fitness industry. Furthermore we then continue to support you on journey towards a successful career in the health and fitness industry and we have an unparalleled track record of placing service personnel into top civilian roles. Discovery Learning has very strong links into employers and we have a 100% placement of our graduates into Personal Training positions.
We understand the unique conditions associated with life in the military and subsequently offer the most flexible approach to learning. An exclusive arrangement that you will be entitled to is our offer of free and unlimited transfer of course dates for those still serving (to allow for deployment and other ever changing circumstances).
We provide full and part time courses at nine bases around the UK and can arrange assistance in finding accommodation near to most of our venues. All of our venues have outstanding tutors and we have full time venues in the following locations
- West London Academy (Hounslow)
- West Midlands Academy (Coventry)
- Cardiff Academy
- Bournemouth Academy
- Manchester Academy
We also offer part time courses which involve a certain amount of home study backed up by several practical tutorial days led by top tutors in the industry. Our part time courses run from all of the above venues and additionally from:
The health and fitness industry offers a wealth of opportunity for military personnel and service leavers can expect favourable employment status. Once qualified, Discovery Learning will support you in finding a job using our close links with the UK's leading fitness companies. As a National Skills Academy Centre of Excellence, our graduates are highly respected in the industry. We only use the top awarding bodies (Central YMCA & Active IQ ) and on completion you will be eligible to join the national Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
The fastest route to becoming a Personal Trainer is our Full Time Advanced Personal Trainer Course (including a free upgrade to Master Level 4)
This six week course includes everything that you need to be a top PT in the UK:
For more information or prices for any of our courses, click on our courses web pages, or call 0208 543 1017 to speak to our dedicated ELCAS Career Advisor for military personnel Martina Spencer who is very friendly and knowledgeable and can assist with all aspects of booking the course and completing the ELCAS forms. Martina can answer any questions about our courses and is also fully conversant with the process of claiming funding for your training using ELCAS credits.