Training For The Role
Having successfully completed the Army Officer Selection process and Army Environmental Health Officer interview; you will be awarded a place on the Commissioning Course Short at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
You are taught basic military, survival and weapon handling skills alongside other professionally-qualified officers. The training is designed to prepare you for military life.
On completion of the course you will awarded a commission into the Army Medical Services.
You will then attend the Army Medical Services Entry Officers' Course (EOC), which provides you with the specific knowledge required to begin your career as an Environmental Health Officer.
You will then be based in the UK for up to 12 months whilst you are sent on short placements to environmental health teams in preparation for your first assignment.
Age : 17 years 9 months - 33 years 11 months Qualifications :
BSc or MSc in Environmental Health
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or member of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (or working towards such professional qualification)
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
All Environmental Health Officers can gain postgraduate qualifications throughout their career and you may also have the opportunity to study at MSc level.
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 Lieutenant, on £33,436 a year