Logistic Specialist Royal Engineers
London, United Kingdom
4d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Become an expert in storage & distribution
  • Work with ammunition & explosives
  • Use complex computing and IT applications
  • Learn to drive large vehicles & forklifts
  • Develop knowledge of general construction

    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.

    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

    Then it’s off to the Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment near Camberley for nine weeks. Here, you learn military engineering skills such as knots and lashings, demolition, mine warfare and bridge building.

    Last but not least, it’s 11 weeks’ training at the Defence Logistics School in Deepcut. You learn about managing engineering supplies and stores, and earn an entry-level NVQ in Warehouse Management.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : No formal qualifications required. Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 118kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 45s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Car, forklift and HGV driving licences
  • MHE Licence including rough terrain forklift
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship (NVQ Technical Certificate and Functional Skills) in Warehouse and Storage (EdExcel)
  • 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 Sapper, your pay will rise to £20,400

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