Training For The Role
First, you spend 44 weeks training at the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Then you go on the Detachment Commanders’ course, which lasts 11 weeks. It’s affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).
You’ll learn about the different HR roles that your soldiers will perform and prepare for your first posting as a fully-fledged HR expert.
Age : 17 years 9 months - 29 years 11 months Qualifications : AGC(SPS) allow individuals to enter RMAS up to the age of 29 and 11 months.
After this candidates are considered on a case by case basis for an age waiver. More information can be sought after application. Fitness :
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
Officer training is accredited by the Defence Awarding Organisation, Institute of Leadership and Management and Chartered Management Institute, ranging from Levels 4 to 7.
Professional Recognition Awards from City and Guilds.
Personal development opportunities to undertake degrees in HR Management or Business which include membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
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.