Gunner - Armoured AS90
THE BRITISH ARMY
London, United Kingdom
19h ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the Army's most powerful weapon
  • Work as part of a very close team
  • Protect troops on the ground
  • 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 Larkhill to become a qualified Gunner. Over 15 weeks, you do military training and sport, learn to drive a car and do a cross-country driving course.

    You also learn to use Army communications systems. Then you join your chosen regiment and learn all about the AS90 artillery gun.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years - 35 years 6 months Qualifications :

    No formal qualifications needed

    Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 70kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 45s
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Tracked-vehicle driving licence
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
  • Computer Literacy and Information Technology Stage 1 (CLAIT)
  • NVQ in Learning and Development
  • Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
  • 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 as a Gunner, your pay will rise to £20,400

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