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Tips for newly qualified instructors

02 October, 2014

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Qualifying as a PT is an exciting but scary experience. You’ve been blasted with a load of information during your course and you’ve memorised the texts books; now it’s time to enter the real world of training! You’re qualified and … Continue reading

Becoming self-employed

30 September, 2014

If you’re not happy with your job, you’re not alone; close to a quarter (24%) of British workers describe themselves as being unhappy in their occupation. Not only that, but according to research conducted by Investors in People (IIP), almost … Continue reading

The Work Life Balance

25 September, 2014

To celebrate National Work Life Week (22nd – 26th September), we’d like to talk about work/life balance when you’re in a vocational career. What’s realistic, and how can you achieve it? We firmly believe that everyone should do what they … Continue reading

Building Up Your Client Base

23 September, 2014

Vocational training is a great way to set yourself up for a successful career in your chosen field – but once you’re fully qualified, and effectively self-employed, you’ll be up against some stiff competition for work. So the way you … Continue reading

World Car Free Day

18 September, 2014

Do you drive? If you have a car, chances are you’re pretty reliant on it. How does this sound; ditch the car for a day and discover the surprising benefits of cycling and walking. 22nd September is World Carfree Day, … Continue reading

Not going to uni?

16 September, 2014


What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question most of us are asked at regular intervals from a very early age, and one to which the answer usually gets less and less ambitious as the … Continue reading

Back To College

11 September, 2014

Sometimes you may feel like the best path to follow in life is to head to college and study for your A Levels. It seems like a natural progression once you’ve left school with a bunch of hard-earned GCSEs, following … Continue reading

Essential CV Advice

09 September, 2014

Studying for vocational skills is just the start of your journey along a successful career path and you’ll need guidance every step of the way, not only to ensure you’re applying for the right jobs, but to make sure your … Continue reading

Career Inspiration

09 September, 2014

Victoria Pendleton

From David Beckham’s World Cup qualifying goal against Greece in 2001, to when Jessica Ennis was crowned Olympic heptathlon champion at the London 2012 Olympics, the triumphs of respected athletes act as great motivation for us all to become fit … Continue reading

National Friendship Month

05 September, 2014


This September is National Friendship Month, so celebrate your friendships and put a little time aside for friends near and far. Whether you pick up the phone and make that call you’re always meaning to make, pop round to a … Continue reading