Movement Controller
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan movements internationally and work in military and commercial airports, seaports, railheads and road networks.
  • Primarily based at South Cerney, Gloucestershire. From here, you will deploy on short- and long-term movement tasks.
  • Be deployed worldwide - wherever the Army is stationed you will find a Movement Controller present.
  • Earn your Category C+E Driving Licence.
  • Gain your qualification in Movement of dangerous goods by Air (IATA), Sea (IMDG), Rail (RID) and Road (ADR).

    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 handling 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

    Next, you will undertake your 15-week Combat Logistician course at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield. During this, you will earn your Category C+E Driving Licence and study general service driver modules.

    This training also gives you the opportunity to gain a broader knowledge on the Royal Logistic Corps functions and roles.

    Step 3

    You will then complete several courses, including :

    Executive Movement Function

  • Movement Controller Cl3 (30 Days) basic Movements introduction on the job training.
  • Movement Controller Cl2 (40 Days) SQEP based (not rank related) with emphasis on managing individual tasks.
  • Movement Controller Cl1 (20 Days) multi-modal task managers.
  • Movements Planning Function

  • Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Movement Course (30 Days) designed to deliver planning within a Movements environment, either as an individual tasked from a unit or within a team.
  • Warrant Officer Movement Course (20 Days) strategic level planning, developing and managing tactical delivery.
  • Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years 3 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 2.9m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Level 2 Certificate Logistics & Transport
  • Level 3 Certificate Global Logistics
  • Level 5 Diploma Logistics & Transport
  • BSc (Hons) Logistic Management (University of Lincoln)
  • International Trade & Logistic Operations Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Aviation Customer Service Operative
  • 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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