Electronics Technician
THE BRITISH ARMY
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and modify a vast array of military equipment
  • Gain experience in areas including electrics, communications systems, weapons systems, radar and lasers
  • Work in a diverse range of challenging environments
  • Work on some of the most up to date technology fielded by the British Army
  • Promote to the rank of Lance Corporal on successful completion of you Electronics Technician training
  • FULL TIME)

    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 Defence School of Electronic and Mechanical Engineering at MoD Lyneham. Over the next 63 weeks, you learn how to look after, fix, inspect and adapt all kinds of equipment.

    You will also be taught to drive and gain your licences in Car and HGV.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade A C / 9-4 in at least English Language, Maths and Science Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Qualifications at different levels, in Leadership and Management
  • Opportuinty to gain Car and HGV licenses
  • 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, your pay will rise to £20,400

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