BFRS Catterick Careers Event - 4th September 2014


Thursday 4 September 2014 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, DL9 3EL

This event is aimed at giving the Forces Community an opportunity to meet with employers and training providers who are looking to recruit from, and work with, the Armed Forces Community, as well as access to self-employment opportunities and support services specialising in the transition from Military to Civilian life.

As well as the usual variety of sectors and industries represented at our events, this event will also have a section dedicated to the Energy Sector.

Who is it for?

Service Leavers (regardless of rank, time served, or how long ago you left)
Reserve Forces
Partners & Families
Civilians working for the MoD

What’s on offer?

National, local and regional employers
Training providers
Self-employment opportunities
CV Advice
Business Advice

If you register for the event beforehand, you get information and updates straight to your inbox and faster entry on the day; just email or phone us on 0116 254 5477.

Pre-registering for the event also automatically enters you into a prize draw to win a course!


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If you register for the event in advance, you’ll be entered into a prize draw when you attend!

The winner can choose one of the courses below from Bluescreen IT to attend for free:

CompTIA A Week One
CompTIA A Week Two
CompTIA Network
CompTIA Security
Windows 7
Any 1 x MCTS module from MCSA 2012
CCNA Security
CCNA Voice
Introduction to CCNA
ITIL Foundation – 3 Day Module

(This covers the course itself, lunches, refreshments, courseware and attendance certificate, but not the exam, which can be sat on site too, at an extra cost.)


A few of the latest confirmed exhibitors include Gamestec Leisure Ltd, Jackson Fire and Security, Everyone Everywhere Ltd, Ainscough Crane Hire and Skill Force.

At our events, we always make sure there is a good balance between training providers and employment opportunities.


Some of the latest confirmed exhibitors include UK Asset Resolution, Building Heroes and Diamond Logistics.

The BFBS Ice Cream Van will also be at the event; just show your Event Guide to get a free ice cream!


Other employers attending the event include Sellafield Ltd, Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service, Go North East, and Drivers Direct.

Our Event Guide, with Exhibitor Directory, is now available online. You'll get a copy when you arrive on the day, but for those of you who can't attend, or just want to get a head start, you can find it here:


The final preparations for the event are underway at the BFRS office, and we'll be heading up to Catterick soon to prepare for the event. If you want to register, or need to get hold of the team, just drop Rob a text on 07812 742950, (or you can just turn up on the day.) Hopefully see you on tomorrow!

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