Entry-Level Army Roles

Did you know The Army have all sorts of roles available? From Warehouse Distribution Assistants helping to pick, pack and deliver ammo and tanks, to Communication Engineers ensuring we have flawless networks. Help to keep our soldiers and their families fit and healthy by becoming a Nurse, or join a band as a Musician and find yourself performing on the world’s greatest stages. You could be a Translator, helping to create smooth communication links or a Mapping & Planning Specialist mapping disaster relief plans or top secret environments. You could even be a Business Administrator ensuring all your teammates are taken care of. And then of course, there are always our Infantry, Guardsman and Tank Crewman roles which will see you in the heart-of-action. Whatever role you choose you’ll get fit, achieve real qualifications, pick up valuable skills and make friends for life – all while travelling the world.

Chances are, you’re already right for any of these full-time roles – you just need the ambition and drive to make a difference – all while earning a decent wage.

You’ll start with basic training (20 weeks at Harrogate for those aged 16 years 6 months to 17 years 5 months, 14 weeks at Pirbright for those aged 17 years to 32 years 11 months). After that it’s on to your specialist training depending on the role you choose.

The Army will pay for you to gain valuable qualifications. These could include:
• HGV licences
• NCQ and/or QCF Apprentice qualifications
• You could even work towards a Masters, BSc or BA
• Diplomas in a range of Music subjects
• Assisted learning in whatever medical speciality

We'll be behind you every step of the way as you move up the ranks. Right from the start of your training, you’ll get the support and encouragement you need to make a success of your career. Work hard and you could get promoted, which will mean more responsibility and extra pay. And along the way, you'll pick up qualifications that are recognised by civilian employers.

You should be:
• Regular Army age: 16 - 32.11 years
• Army Reserve age: 17.9 - 49.11 years

Qualifications you’ll need:
• GCSE grade C in English Language, Maths and Science/ICT
• No formal qualifications required for infantry

Interests you’ll have
• Sport and adventure
• Helping people
• Decision making & responsibility
• Outdoor activities

Our next deadline for application is the 31st January 2017, with further opportunities ongoing throughout the year. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll be on your way to becoming a better you.

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