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.
Healthcare Assistants training takes places at Defence Medical Services (DMS) Whittington in Lichfield. The course is comprised of a variety of both academic and practical elements.
you will be studying towards your Apprenticeship Level 3 in Clinical Healthcare Support.
Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade C / 4 and above English Language; and GCSE Grade G / 1 and above (Functional Skills Level 1) in Maths. Fitness :
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
Healthcare Assistants will get Continued Professional Development (CPD) every year and get certificates in CPR. This will also provide a solid foundation for those who wish to progress and become a Registered Nurse.
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
Earn £14,931 during training. When your initial training is finished, and you join your unit as a Private, your pay will rise to £21,148.