Royal Military Police Soldier
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Get promotion to Lance Corporal on completion of Phase 2 Training.
  • Deploy on operations.
  • Work in varied locations in the UK and abroad.
  • Gain level 3 diploma in Defence Knowledge of Policing and Home Office approved policing qualifications.
  • Undertake a wide variety of soldiering and military police specialist courses.

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    First, you become a highly skilled soldier with 14 weeks’ basic training.

    Step 2

    Then, you do the Initial Police and Driver Training course at the Defence School of Policing and Guarding. This lasts 24 weeks.

    You learn about police duties, investigations, handling evidence, military law and other areas of policing. Then it’s time for your first posting as an RMP Lance Corporal.

    Later, you can take further qualifications and training such as the Close Protection course. You could even join the Special Investigations Branch.

    It makes for a great CV that can take you far, inside or outside the Army.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications :

    GCSE Grade A C / 9-4 in at least English Language and Maths (or Level 2 literacy and numeracy equivalent)

    You must also pass Advanced Police disclosure checks

    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 3 diploma in Defence Knowledge of Policing
  • Home Office approved policing qualifications
  • 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 Lance Corporal on £27,326.

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