Royal Corps of Signals and the Royal Logistic Corps

We are a preferred supplier to the Royal Logistic Corps and the Royal Corps of Signals and deliver our Post Graduate Certificate in Wireless Communications to communicators as part of their Continuous Professional Development. We are an ELCAS approved centre number 6079 and you may use your accumulated ELCAS credits to pay towards the cost of the course. The PGCert is accredited by the University of Wolverhampton and is equal to 60 UCAS points and is part of a Masters programme.

All Other British Army Regiments, the RN and RAF

We are also authorised to deliver CPD to Signallers, Communicators and ICT operatives within all regiments in the British Army and the Royal Navy and RAF who have completed a minimum of 3 years’ service.

Pre-Requisites

Your previous training, knowledge and work experience within your military role is recognised by the University of Wolverhampton through the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL) board as meeting the requirements to attend our PG Certificate.

In partnership with the University of Wolverhampton, we accept completion of the R SIGNALS Class 3 Operator course and completion of the R SIGNALS ICT(P) Apprenticeship plus 3 years’ service, (however those without the Apprenticeship standard may be considered on a case by case basis) as the pre-requisite for enrolment onto our Post Graduate Certificate programme of further study and training to attain a level 7 qualification in Wireless Communications. The Unit CoC is also advised the soldier will need at least 12 months to allow completion of the programme.

The trade groups that are eligible to complete the RSIGS PGC course are as follows:

  • Electronic Warfare Systems Operator
  • Installation Technician
  • Communications Systems Operator 
  • Communications Systems Engineer

How to enrol on a programme

Royal Signals

Your first point of contact is your Chain of Command to express your interest in attending this programme.  There are several dates available throughout the year at unit locations across the UK and NI; please send an email to royalsignals@ubi-tech.co.uk for further information.

When you have confirmed dates and permission to attend from your Chain of Command and Ubi-Tech, please send your booking form to maria@ubi-tech.co.uk. Your place on the course will be confirmed when we have received your ELCAS Claim Authorisation Note (CAN).

Royal Logistic Corps (RLC)

We run programmes for the RLC throughout the year. You are required to contact the Communications Specialist Head of Trade based at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield to register your interest.  When you have been approved to attend the course, you will need to apply for your ELCAS funding and bring your CAN with you when you commence the course.

All other British Army Regiments, RN and RAF

Your first point of contact is your Chain of Command to express your interest in attending this programme.  There are several dates available throughout the year at unit locations across the UK and NI; please send an email to cpd@ubi-tech.co.uk for further information.

Course Details and Itinerary

The programme is fifteen days in duration followed by a six-month period during which you will write three assignments of 4000-6000 words based on the classroom studies.  We provide you with a list of assignment titles to choose from. We will review your assignments and provide effective and constructive feedback before we submit them to the university for marking.  You will be contacted direct by the university with news of your result and you will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony either in Spring or Autumn.  The whole process from attending the classroom to full graduation can take a minimum of 12 months.

To date we have achieved 100% success rate for all submitted papers.

Course details can be downloaded here: https://www.ubi-tech.co.uk/courses/post-graduate-certificate-wireless-communications/

Ubi-Tech booking forms can be downloaded here: https://www.ubi-tech.co.uk/resettlement-training/forms-downloads/

Cost

The total cost is £3,250 which includes VAT and university fees.

Payment instalments can be considered to spread the cost of your personal contribution over a period if you wish. Please contact Maria Hall on maria@ubi-tech.co.uk to discuss this.