Support for Armed Forces leavers and veterans

This week sees the launch of a website to help to support veterans and ex-military in employment.  The My World of Work site 

Get started on My World of Work

Take the next step in your career

Leaving the Armed Forces is a big life change - for you, your spouse/partner and your children. As you consider your career options, it’s important to assess all the information available to get ready to face challenges and find the right job.

That’s where My World of Work comes in. We can provide information and advice to help you decide the best route for you, and how to get there.

Transition from the Armed Forces to a civilian career with our support. Register for an account and we can help you:

  1. Understand your interests, strengths and skills and how they can help with career choices

  2. Learn about the jobs and skills that are in demand

  3. Find courses, training and funding options

  4. Search and apply for a job

  5. Build a CV

  6. Prepare for interviews

Further information is available on the My World of Work website:(Link here)

Skills you need to succeed 

Alongside online tools and information, we offer funding to help you train and improve your skills.

You could get up to £200 towards a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). Search for courses and apply online. 

Need help with reading, writing or numbers? The Big Plus can help. We’ll put you in touch with a free local tutor. You’ll learn in a relaxed and friendly way and can even work towards qualifications in English, Maths and IT – giving you proof of your new skills for your CV.