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If you are looking for help with your situation you can contact Forcesline for confidential and independent support on 0800 260 6767


If you’re looking for a new career, you may need some new qualifications. It’s often possible to work towards qualifications in the evening or at weekends at a local centre. You may also be able to get help with funding the course or do it for free.

Learn Devon

Provide hundreds of courses across Devon including English and Maths GCSEs. If you’re on some benefits or need a qualification to help get a job some courses are at a reduced cost or free.

Transplant Mastertrain

Company offers driver training, vocational qualifications and will be offering free Maths and English GCSEs.


If you’re thinking about going to university to get a higher education qualification UCAS has information on courses, how to apply and how to get funding and support.

There are a huge range of courses which can be done over different periods of time to fit in with your life. There are also different options for funding and financial support so check everything that may be available to help you.

Open University

If you want to study while working, the Open University can be a good option. It allows you to study at home in your own time and spread a course out over a number of years to make it flexible and affordable.



Transplant Mastertrain

Company offers training in driving lorries, HGVs and forklifts.

Running Deer CIC

Running Deer provides training, volunteering, life skills opportunities and work experience in rural skills, bushcraft and survival, and therapeutic horticulture.

Farm-able Project

Social farming and rural skills projects supporting veterans and emergency service personnel to recover from trauma-related conditions.

Hush Farms

Hush Farms provides ‘time out’ in a rural environment for people who are going through a period of change or who want to learn new skills and gain confidence. Hush Farms is based in East Devon and works with veterans and their families.
Phone: 01404 549515

Treefish Training

Treefish focuses on developing individuals and groups to help them find their own answers. Treefish introduce methods and tools that can help with current puzzles and future ones.

Career Transition Partnership

Resettlement support by The Ministry of Defence partnered with Right Management. CTP can offer resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities to any one from any branch of the forces at any rank.

The Royal British Legion – CivvyStreet Learning

CivvyStreet from Royal British Legion can link you to courses that offer the skills and qualifications you need to improve your chances of getting a job.


Help for Heroes Pathfinder

Help for Heroes career advisors can help you to identify and achieve a new future – this includes help with volunteering, training, education, work attachments and employment.


If you are looking for help with your situation you can contact The Veterans Gateway on
0808 802 1212 or text 81212. Advice and support for veterans and ex-forces available here.