Training For The Role
You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle.
Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.
You'll then start studying for a BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science at the Royal College of Defence Medicine in Birmingham and Aston University.
Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications :
5 GCSEs grade C / 4 or above (including Maths, English Language and a Science subject)
Typically ABB-BBB at A Level (or equivalent) including Biology or Human Biology. Chemistry at A / AS Level is welcomed but not essential.
Full entry criteria details are available on the Aston University website.
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Qualifications You Could Get After Training
All Biomedical Scientists can gain postgraduate qualifications throughout their career. You may also have the opportunity to study Biomedical Science at MSc level.
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
While Training : £14,931
Serving Salary : £21,600
Earn £14,931 during training. When your training is finished, and you join your Unit, pay will rise to £21,600.