Combat Medical Technician
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Give first aid on the battlefield.
  • Provide medical training to the Army.
  • Supply medical support on all kinds of operations and exercises.
  • Help with medical evacuations in hostile conditions.
  • Provide health education to the Army.

    Training For The Role

    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.

    Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.

    Step 2

    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.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade A* C / 9-4 in at least English Language and Maths Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Apprenticeship in Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support upon completion of the apprenticeship, awarded by C&G
  • Rank Progression

    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

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