We continually strive to make things as easy as possible for our clients and candidates. Listed below some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have any questions regarding the booking of your desired course, you may find the answer below. If we are unable to answer your question, please ask your question by completing the enquiry section on the “contact us” page.


As soon as possible.  Places on our courses are highly sought after.  These are ‘The Courses’ to do for resettlement in telecommunications.

Go to our online booking service by pressing ‘enquire today’ button and complete the form. Should you request a hard copy of our course Application Form, simply complete the form and return it by UK postal service to the ntrs National Training Academy.

Whatever your trade, rank arm or service no previous experience is required for our courses as these are designed for absolute beginners as well as those who have had previous experience.  They are approved to train you to the highest standard giving you the confidence and skills to work in the Telecoms Industry.

The answer is No.  Our accredited courses are suitable for anyone looking to pursue a career in telecommunications.

Go to our ‘contact us’ page and email your provisional enquiry for a provisional booking, alternatively telephone 0114 232 8290.

The ntrs confirmation application form.  HM Forces Service Leavers will require Agreement by a Civilian Firm to provide Pre-Release Vocational Training or Work Experience for a Member of the Regular Forces Annex N to JSP 534 MOD Form 1746 (02/13). To be stamped and signed.  This form can be emailed, faxed 0844 800 0984 or posted to us for completion at your earliest convenience once a provisional booking has been made. This MOD AF 1746 Form can be obtained from your Regimental/Unit Admin Office (RAO) or Resettlement Officer (RCMO) or download here.

Telephone 0114 232 8290 or email training@ntrs.co.uk our offices to check availability.  If you make a provisional booking and it has been confirmed, this seat will be held for a period of seven days only, pending the receipt of your deposit and application form.

Yes, less an administration fee of £15.00, provided we are given 21 days’ notice before the course start date of your wish to cancel your place, in writing either by email or letter.

You will receive a full set of joining instructions giving you all the information you require to attend the course. HM Forces Service Leavers will receive all the necessary documentation, including a breakdown of the course costs and accommodation charges for submission to the FSA/Regimental Accountant, Squadron Clerks or Regimental Admin Office (RAO).  In addition, on receipt of your deposit, you will automatically be placed on our active Job search database for employment opportunities before you even start your course at our National Training Academy.

We at ntrs firmly believe that you should maximise your employment prospects by selecting the course that really offers you the best qualifications and development plan for your future that you can achieve, and is value for money. Our recommendation would be the “Telecommunications Network Engineer” 3667/7574 (level 3) course which involves six weeks intense training at our National Academy; followed by the potential offer of a further few weeks of work experience in the field training at your convenience.

Why not arrange to come and visit our Training Academy and have a chat.  For details see our contact us page or e-mail us. E-mail info@ntrs.co.uk or call our offices 0114 232 8290 to arrange a personal visit.

There is no time like the present!  There is no right time or wrong time, it really depends on you, whether you wish to start your resettlement training early, which allows you more time to plan for your future and suitable employment.  Or, start your training prior to your termination leave so that you are primed and ready to go straight into a work experience in-field training program or directly into an offer of employment.

It is entirely up to you!  You will be offered a work experience opportunity when you arrive at the training wing whether you wish to undertake the in-field training upon completion of the course or at a later date to suit your commitments.  ntrs working together with Linbrooke Services will ensure all necessary arrangements are made on your behalf  for your work experience in-field training program to be arranged and confirmed prior to your departure from our National Training Academy.

We will always endeavour to arrange your in-field training experience at a time and place to suit you, which is usually near to or where you intend to seek employment.

Speak to your  FSA Regimental Accountant, Squadron Clerks or Regimental Admin Office (RAO), your Resettlement Officer (RCMO), IERO, or a Career Transition Partnership Consultant they will direct you and offer you the best advice.

Your Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) can be used towards any of the courses.  Our ELC provider number is 8227 and is approved by the MOD in support of the ELC Scheme.

The Course fees should be paid into our company bank account and the funds cleared on or prior to the actual course start date. Usually fees are paid by internet or telephone banking or even by cheque. We are unable to accept credit or debit card methods of payment.  If you are unsure and need assistance please call 0114 232 8290. We are here to help you.

Unlike other training companies, we at Network Training & Resource Solutions Ltd (ntrs) are unique because we not only have a National Training Academy which is our centre of Technical excellence we also have our own dedicated Resource Solutions company which is our very own Recruitment Agency that looks after and supplies highly skilled candidates for employment internally through our affiliated operational company namely Linbrooke Services Ltd. And externally to our clients such as Siemens, Network Rail, Atkins, BT Open Reach, Infinera, Ciena to name but a few on our extensive Job Search Database. ntrs as a specialist Telecoms resettlement training centre are constantly at the cutting edge of the telecommunications industry receiving requests by employers for highly trained personnel from our Academy to fulfil their current vacancies.  We continually track employment trends in the Telecoms Sector, in particular the railway industry and regularly provide sponsorship and employment on the Rail infrastructure anywhere within the UK. It’s quite simple! Should opportunities arise in your geographical area we have the capability and capacity to offer you an opportunity of work through Linbrooke Services. We will contact you.

We are always here to support you as you are immediately placed on our database having completed one of our courses.  As an ELC provider (N0. 8227) you also have access to the Careers Transition Partnership (CTP) Consultants who are there to provide you dedicated advice and support during your resettlement transition. The Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA)is a charity dedicated to supporting HM Forces Service Leavers for life. They can be contacted through CTP, www.ctp.org.uk or www.rfea.org.uk.