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Daryl Cooper

  • HW3 Mortar with the Royal Marines Reserves at Manchester
  • Level 3 National Diploma in Uniform Public Services

Daryl Cooper joined Hopwood Hall College with the aim of building a career in the armed forces and quickly became a favourite among his lecturers, showing a mature mentality and an excellent work ethic.

After completing a National Diploma in Uniform Public Services, he began a career in the military and has progressed ever since.

Daryl believes the UPS course he studied helped focus his ambitions and help him grow into a professional servicemen.

“UPS gave me a great insight into what a career in the Royal Marines can offer me in a personal and professional capacity. The course taught me how much I would have to focus my time into becoming a professional serviceman and the disciplines I would need.

“Even if you join the course not 100% sure of where you want to end up, the guidance offered means you’re never short of avenues to follow in getting that head start at building a career."