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 learn how to be a Combat Medical Technician at the DSHT during trade training. This takes 22 weeks. When you finish, you’ll be a Class 2 Combat Medical Technician, with a level 3 Diploma and Care Certificate .
Trade training includes theory and practical modules, as well as clinical placements in Defence Primary Healthcare medical centres.
Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade A* C / 9-4 in at least English Language and Maths Fitness :
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
Earn £15,985 during training.
When your Initial training is finished, and you join your unit as a Private, your pay will rise to £20,400