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The Armed Forces Covenant

Exalt-Training is proud to fully support the Armed Forces community through the Armed Forces Covenant.

We recognise the value serving personnel (regular and reserve), cadets, veterans and military families contribute to our community, our country and our organisation.

As part of this commitment, we have pledged to uphold the key principles of the Armed Forces Covenant in our business dealings. The key principles are:

  • No member of the Armed Forces Community should face disadvantage in the provision of public and commercial services compared to any other citizen
  • In some circumstances special treatment may be appropriate especially for the injured or bereaved
  • Demonstrating our Commitment

    At Exalt-Training, we recognise the value which serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our organisation. In fact, many of our team have either served or have personal relationships with the Army. As such, we commit to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant in a variety of different ways which include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Promoting the fact that we are an armed forces-friendly organisation;

  • We will promote our work, activities and events through our own digital & social media channels as well as working with the media
  • We proudly display our Armed Forces Covenant on our website and have published our Covenant pledge here on our website

  • Seeking to support the employment of veterans young and old:

  • We work with, and advertise vacancies through, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) as well as advertise widely in the Armed Forces Community, to ensure employment opportunities are made available to Veterans
  • We welcome applications from Veterans who meet the criteria in the job specification
  • We recognise military skills and qualifications in our recruitment and selection process

  • Striving to support the employment of Service spouses and partners;

  • We work with, and advertise vacancies with, Recruit for Spouses, as well as advertising widely in the Armed Forces Community
  • We welcome applications from spouses/partners who meet the criteria in the job specification
  • We endeavour to offer a degree of flexibility in granting leave for Service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment

  • Seeking to support our employees who choose to be members of the Reserve forces, including accommodating their training and deployment where possible;

  • Our staff are actively encouraged to become Reservists
  • If staff are reservists, we commit to offer up to 2 weeks per year of special paid leave is available to attend annual training camps
  • We accommodate Reserve training commitments wherever possible
  • We fully support and accommodate mobilised deployment of Reservist employees if required

  • Offering support to our local cadet units, either in our local community or in local schools, where possible;

  • Our staff are actively encouraged to become members of the Cadet Forces
  • We will up to 2 weeks per year of special paid leave for staff to attend annual training camps and courses
  • We will accommodate Cadet training commitments wherever possible
  • We will consider sponsorship bids to support worthwhile Cadet projects

  • Actively participate in Armed Forces Day;

  • We will look to become an Armed Forces Day partner promoting activities through the web, social media, membership and other networks. Activities will include
  • Encouraging employees to take part in Reserve Forces Day, Uniform to Work Day and any Flag Raising Ceremonies; assisting with case studies and stories and working with the Wessex RFCA to get them to press
  • publishing stories on the web, social media, through our own membership and other networks as well as working with the RFCA Communications lead & the press

  • Offering a discount to members of the Armed Forces Community;

  • By registering with Defence Discount Service
  • By offering bespoke continuing and/or limited time offers to Defence personnel

  • Committing to encouraging and supporting support employee fundraising for Service Charities

    We will continue to publicized our commitments on our promotional channels, setting out how we will seek to honour them and inviting feedback from the Service community and our customers on how we are doing.

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