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 progress to your trade training at the Defence Animal Centre at Melton Mowbray. You'll learn veterinary nursing skills, military-dog-handling skills and how to manage veterinary equipment.
Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications :
The college must be approved by the RCVS.
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
The Army will support and train you throughout your career, offering you considerable opportunities to develop your skills.
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
Earn £15,671 during training. When your training is finished, and you join your Unit, pay will rise to just over £22,000