Royal Signals Officer
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Enjoy unrivalled travel opportunities
  • Access continued professional development throughout your entire career, including Chartered Status
  • Get command responsibility early on - you can expect your first Command to be 40 soldiers or more
  • Work independently and think on your feet
  • Provide communications for British Army formations and links to other nations and governmental organisations

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You’ll start your career on the 44-week Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. This is for all officer cadets, regardless of the Corps that they’re hoping to join.

    Step 2

    Following a short attachment you will attend the special to arm Royal Signals Troop Commanders' Course. This 5-month course prepares you to take up your first appointment as a Royal Signals Troop Commander.

  • You will learn the fundamentals of all systems; satellite communication, radio propagation, computer network theory. These fundamentals will enable you to command the experts in each particular system;
  • the Royal Signals soldiers.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 28 years 11 months Qualifications : 72 UCAS points and 35 ALIS points at GCSE (including at least grade C / 4 in English, Maths and a science / 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

    Troop Commanders Course equates to 2 / 3 of BSc Communication Management (further distance learning required). MSc / MEng opportunities Chartered Practitioner in IT Funded membership of professional bodies (IET / BCS).

    Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    You'll earn £27,181 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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