Tafadzwa – known as TC – joined the Army in 2001 and within a couple of years completed NVQ2 Telecommunications, level 2 in Team Leading and a CLAIT course. His abilities were recognised and he was sent on military ICT courses, which led to him running the unit IT Department. The Royal Artillery Centre for Personal Development supported TC as he completed Key Skills level 2 in 2010, followed by a Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector qualification, an Advanced Apprenticeship and ICT NVQ3.
TC has recently completed an Advanced ECDL and will take PRINCE2 Project Management exams on his return from Afghanistan. He is determined to enjoy a full career in the Army, and hopes to work his way to a degreelevel qualification. “All the new skills I have learnt have changed my Army prospects and enabled me to convert my interest in IT into skills that are valued and help me stand out.”