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Welcome to The Military Preparation College


The Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT) was formed in 1999 and since then has been dedicated to offering opportunities to young people through training and education. MPCT is made up of a number of training outlets across schools, colleges and sports facilities in England and Wales. One of which, is the Military Preparation College, in 18 locations across England and Wales.

About us

The Military Preparation College is designed for anyone between 16-19 years of age who wish to gain essential and vocational skills to equip them for a career in the Armed Forces.

We provide an environment in which our learners can either continue with their personal development or make a fresh start.

We are proud of our commitment to work with people from all backgrounds.

Facilities available

18 centres throughout England and Wales all offering a fantastic and unique training environment for young people looking to start their military career. 

Additional support

Experienced ex-military tutors provide support and mentoring using a flexible programme which is tailored to each individual's need.

Through this personalised approach, learners are offered the best possible support and guidance on their vocational pathway.

Learner success

The college focuses on creating an environment in which learners are self-motivated and have a desire to achieve their individual goals.

Tutors utilise the most effective learning and support processes to provide learners with the self-confidence to broaden their horizons and embrace the future.

We recognise the potential in every one of our learners and are proud to be making a difference to the lives of so many young people by helping them achieve their full potential.

Since 1999, we have assisted 2000 young people into a career within the Armed Forces and a further 4000 into an alternative career of their choice. We are proud of our 86% progression rate.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact The Military Preparation College directly.

Last updated date: 26 November 2015
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