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"As a soldier going through my second transition to civilian life, Shifting Gears provides me with a unique opportunity. After receiving my certification as a GM technician, I'm looking forward to benefiting from a civilian career that enables me to build on the knowledge that I acquired as an Army helicopter mechanic to provide for my family regardless of where we decide to live. - Program Participant. Click to get started.



RPS is proud to deliver exceptional vocational and apprenticeship offerings across multiple industries. Our programs have been designed around the requirements of the following:

  • Our customers – their future vison and brand needs
  • Apprentices and their learning needs
  • Retail channels and specific challenges they face with their workforce
  • Country- and industry-specific apprenticeship standards, including funding regulations

We ensure our vocational and apprenticeship Programs immerse apprentices within the brand in which they work, while ensuring engagement from their employer, in order to provide the best opportunities for stabilized business growth, long term apprentice efficiency and apprentice loyalty to the organization or brand with which they train.

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As one of the United Kingdom’s leading and largest providers of apprenticeship, vocational and life skills training, Raytheon Professional Services is well placed to support you to maximize your return on investment from the Apprenticeship Levy. Our experienced and knowledgeable team can go through the background to the levy, provide estimates on your liability and advise of potential apprenticeship pathways from across our portfolio of qualifications.

Shifting Gears:

A 12-week Career Skills program that trains U.S. soldiers to become GM automotive technicians. Developed from a partnership between GM, RPS and the US Army, Shifting Gears helps to meet the needs of GM to fill open-positions at dealerships nationwide with qualified technicians. The program also helps meet the US Army’s need to help soldiers’ transition to civilian life after completing their service commitment.

Automotive Apprenticeship:

Our Automotive and Motorcycle Service Technician apprenticeship programs are designed to build the skills needed to diagnose and repair faults and carry out routine services on a range of different vehicles. Apprentices also develop critical cost estimation and customer relationship skills. Upon completion of the program, they are prepared for the role of a diagnostic repair technician.

Cyber Academy:

A reskilling and upskilling program designed to create a new generation of cybersecurity workers. Developed in partnership with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, as part of the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund, graduates of this U.K.-based program will go on to work as a cybersecurity specialist or apprentice.

Industry Awards
The Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards recognize the world’s best information security companies, products and people. We were recognized for our “Cybersecurity Leadership.”

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Cyber Academy
Our unique reskilling, upskilling program is designed to prepare students for a range of digital roles, not just cyber. Graduates develop the necessary skills and knowledge to help secure your organization from today’s cyber threats.

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Cyber Talent Shortage?
Hackers know the biggest cyber threat is an untrained workforce. Learn how our Cyber Academy is developing certified digital and cyber talent across the U.K.

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At the heart of our business is our emphasis on putting our customers first and strong culture of collaboration to deliver outcomes that matter and build relationships that last.

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