Mariner
British Army
Andover, Hampshire
2d ago

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be employed throughout the Army, from working with combat units to warehousing.
  • Work worldwide delivering a bespoke capability, often in support of Commando and Special Forces.
  • Operate from the military port at Marchwood (Southampton).
  • Work outdoors and on the water.
  • Learn good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Step 1

    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.

    If you join as a Junior Soldier (under 17 years 5 months), you’ll do a 23-week basic military training course at Harrogate.

    If you join as a Regular Soldier (over 17 years 1 month), you’ll do the regular 14-week adult basic training.

    Step 2

    Then you take Seamanship training at the Defence School of Logistics at Marchwood near Southampton. Over 20 weeks, you learn to carry out seamanship duties as a deckhand on board an Army Work Boat, Mexeflote and Combat Support Boat.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Age : 16 years 6 months - 32 years 11 months

    QUALIFICATIONS : GCSE Grade A D / 9-3 in Maths

    QUALIFICATIONS YOU COULD GET AFTER TRAINING

  • Level 2 Certificate Logistics & Transport
  • Affiliate Membership of CILT
  • RYA STCM Watchkeeping
  • RYA STCW Personal Responsibilities
  • RYA Radar
  • Get higher level qualifications as you progress
  • RANK PROGRESSION

    Learn about rank progression here.

    REGULAR

    Earn £14,931 during training. When your Phase 1 training is finished, and you join your unit as a Private, your pay will rise to £18,488.

    RESERVE

    You’ll get paid a day rate according to your rank, starting from £37.47 in training and rising to £46.42 per day once you’re a Private.

    This includes being paid for weekly drill nights. Plus, if you complete all of your annual training days, you’re entitled to a tax-

    free lump sum called a bounty.More about Reserve benefits

    Apply
    Add to favorites
    Remove from favorites
    Apply
    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Continue
    Application form