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.
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.
You then get 15 weeks’ specialist training at Worthy Down, Winchester to learn about military personnel and financial administration.
You’re trained to use our information systems and will also get your Category B Driving licence (car). Later in your career, you can take recognised qualifications in Business Management and HR.
These include apprenticeships and degrees.
Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade A D / 9-3 in at least English Language and Maths.
We’ll also consider vocational qualifications such as an NVQ in Business Administration. Fitness :
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
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