Training For The Role
First, you become an Officer at the prestigious Sandhurst Academy. This takes 44 weeks in total.
Then, you go on the Military Police Officer’s Course at the Defence School of Policing and Guarding. Over 12 weeks, you get a detailed insight into police duties, investigations, evidence handling, military law and other key aspects of policing.
This prepares you for your first posting as an RMP Platoon Commander. You can then take further training, including the Serious Crimes Investigations Course and the Close Protection Course.
Age : 17 years 9 months - 28 years 11 months Qualifications :
You can enter the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst after the age of 26 and before the age of 29 in the AGC (RMP) as a Confirmed Cadet
72 UCAS Points from at least two A-level passes and 35 ALIS points at GCSE (34 for SCEs) from seven GCSE / SCE subjects (including Grade C in English, Maths and a science or a foreign language).
You must also pass Advanced Police disclosure checks
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
All Officers have the opportunity to gain civilian qualifications as a result of their training in the RMP.
You can get accreditation by doing the Serious Crime Investigation Course and the Close Protection Course.
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
You'll earn £27,818 during your year of training at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before commissioning and becoming a Second Lieutenant, on £33,436 a year.