Armoured Corps Officer
London, United Kingdom
4d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Focus on combat
  • Train on the Challenger 2 Tank, AJAX or Jackal 2
  • Become a mounted manoeuvre and combat specialist
  • Enjoy a varied role with opportunities to travel
  • Take on responsibility and have autonomy of command

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You begin with Officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, which lasts for 44 weeks. You learn what’s expected of a British Army Officer and how to lead soldiers on and off the battlefield.

    Step 2

    Next, you’ll head to Bovington to complete your technical and tactical training on your Troop Leaders Course. The 6 month course will cover all aspects of vehicle driving, maintenance, gunnery, communications and tactical movement as well as developing your communication, leadership and management skills.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 28 years 11 months Qualifications : 72 UCAS points and 35 ALIS points at GCSE, (including a minimum grade C / 4 in English, Maths and a science or foreign language). Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 76kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 15s (multistage fitness test)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

    The opportunity to work towards an undergraduate diploma in Leadership and Management or, for graduates, the opportunity to work towards a post-graduate diploma in Leadership and Management.

    Rank Progression

    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.

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