Institute to launch scheme for military training staff

April 2003
IT Training;Apr2003, p38
Trade Publication
Following consultations with the British Ministry of Defence, the Institute of IT Training is to launch a special membership program for military training personnel. Colin Steed, chief executive of the Institute feels that members of the British military who are engaged in training-related areas have not had a mechanism that would recognize their internal courses and give a direct path to membership of a professional body. In particular, technical training officers and NCOs have found it difficult to acquire professional status elsewhere without having formal higher academic qualifications. All military members will receive access to their own area on the IITT Web site, plus their own Forum area and online seminar program. Additionally, the Institute is looking into how it might assist military personnel to find work when their service ends. INSET: National Trainers' Conference 2003.


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